10 Tools to Reduce Childhood Anxiety

10 Tools to Reduce Childhood Anxiety

10 Ways to Help Reduce Childhood Anxiety and Curb Fear Capitol insurrection. bombings,  terrorist alerts, hurricanes, school shootings, and Pandemics have boosted all our jitters lately, but don’t forget our children. I’ve received dozens of parent emails...
Tips to Stretch Kids’ Self-Control

Tips to Stretch Kids’ Self-Control

Tips Stretch Focusing and Self-Control and Boost Kid Resilience    New research shows that children who can pass up a marshmallow are more likely to succeed as adults as well as to thrive. But why? Here’s the secret every teacher and parent should know, and...
100 Movies for Kids and Teens that Nurture Empathy

100 Movies for Kids and Teens that Nurture Empathy

Movies can create fun memories and nurture the habits that boost empathy. And empathy can help our children thrive.  Films can stir our emotions, spark our curiosity, creating lasting memories, and become portals to other worlds. In some cases, a movie can whip our...
Signs of Stress in Children and Teens

Signs of Stress in Children and Teens

Do you know the signs of stress in children and teens? Stress is mounting in our kids and it’s crucial that we recognize each child’s unique stress indicators to help them cope with an uncertain new world. REALITY CHECK: Reports say that stress is mounting...
Depression in Young Children

Depression in Young Children

New study finds that young children can be depressed and why we must know the signs Producers from the TV show, THE DOCTORS, asked me to share the signs of depression in young children and what parents should do if they suspect their child is depressed. Here is my...