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The Best Way to Help Your Child with Anxiety

Discover resources, ideas, and thoughts about parenting an anxious child. Learn the impact on effective functioning skills, social & emotional development, and sensory processing integration.

Furthermore, learn how SPD & Anxiety are related within the context of parenting a gifted child and how practicing mindfulness can help mitigate some issues with the nervous system.

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Anxiety in Children – What Parents Need to Know & How to Help

Anxiety in kids is a lot more common than we adults acknowledge. So I decided to start writing a bit more about anxiety and how it manifests in kids’ behavior. Believe it or not even toddlers and babies experience anxiety. I have a child who suffers a great deal from anxiety. His anxiety manifests in …

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Why Asking Simple Opened Ended Questions Matters

It seems that none of us have to work hard to concentrate or to pay attention these days. That is not to say that our attention span or our ability to focus is above average. Quite the contrary, these skills have likely declined since the advent of the smartphone and video games, especially. I’ve written …

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How to Parent an Intense Child in Today’s World

Over the years I have learned a great deal about various child & parent therapies, how to parent a child with anxiety, how to parent a child with anger, and I have had many experiences with my extreme child that afford me an education that I feel I must impart. My child is not on the …

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Is Your Child Having Trouble with Friends? Try this Approach.

I plopped myself down on my bed, my husband sitting in a chair on the opposite side of the room.  Tears filled my eyes and I began to express concern and worry for my son. This particular day had been a difficult one. He had trouble getting along with a friend, and it didn’t end well. …

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