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Parenting Anxiety

How to Safely Talk with (Anxious) Kids about School Shootings

Elaine Taylor-Klaus | Posted 12.31.2014 | Parents
Elaine Taylor-Klaus

Don't pretend nothing's happened. Respond to questions and concerns directly, matter-of-factly and age-appropriately.

Anxiety Mom vs. Adventure Kid

Cheryl Dumesnil | Posted 11.06.2013 | Parents
Cheryl Dumesnil

B-Man and K-Bird have developed a sense of confidence that I never had as a kid. In truth, I spent much of my childhood sitting on the metaphorical beach, worrying about sharks and seaweed monsters, while my friends dove gleefully into the waves. Not so for my kids.

Anxiety? Or Mother's Intuition?

Jill Patir | Posted 09.22.2013 | Parents
Jill Patir

I've battled anxiety my whole life, but was always able to keep it under control, as it only affected me. But now that I have a family of my own, I worry it is affecting them, too.

This Is 3

Nina Badzin | Posted 04.03.2013 | Parents
Nina Badzin

Three is climbing, dancing and understanding the rules of a game. It's the "I do it myself" age.

Happy On The Surface, But Underneath... | Posted 06.19.2012 | Parents

Crying is one way I safely channel the anger I often feel when I'm home with my kids. It's also a side of me that only the people smiling out from my annual fabulous holiday card know about.

Taking Charge of College Admission Stress

Tamar Chansky | Posted 05.19.2012 | Parents
Tamar Chansky

Does college admission have to be this brutal process of feeling that your whole entire future (or your child's entire future) rests on a single letter?

'I Don't Like Your Kid'

Lorraine Devon Wilke | Posted 10.30.2011 | Parents
Lorraine Devon Wilke

Parents, it's about finding the right balance and that means taking into account not just your family, including that little darling emptying salt & pepper shakers on the table, but the people all around you as well.