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Tips to Be a Less Stressed Food Allergy Parent (Video)

Posted Posted in Fawn McNeil-Haber, Food allergies, Parents

Stress goes hand-in-hand with being a food allergy parent. Dr. Fawn McNeil-Haber gives parents tips on reducing that stress. Increase your internal awareness Create a support system or food allergy tribe Be informed Nurture your world outside of food allergies Take a break     If you’re interested in learning more, check out Dr. Fawn […]

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4 Tips to Get Your Thinking Brain Back Online When Your Feeling Brain is Freaking Out: How To Cope With Anxiety…Like, Now.

Posted Posted in Adults, Anxiety, Fawn McNeil-Haber

In today’s world, the pressure is on.  Everyone can feel anxious and stressed at times. But what happens when your anxiety sticks around and doesn’t want to leave? Often times, anxiety can take over your thoughts and feelings in a way that impedes your thinking brain.  With that being said, it is time to take […]

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Recognizing Anxiety in Children (Video)

Posted Posted in Anxiety, Children, Fawn McNeil-Haber

Fawn McNeil-Haber, PhD gives parents insight to recognizing anxiety in children. When Dr. Fawn begins thinking about anxiety, she looks at three different things: Avoidance and Isolation Overwhelm Somatic Complaints     Learn more about our services for Child Anxiety OR   Brave Minds Psychological Services helps children, teens and families overcome severe anxiety, stress, and […]

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Anxiety in Teens: How to Help Your Child Through the Storm of a Panic Attack

Posted Posted in Fawn McNeil-Haber, Parents, Teens

The raging hormones, social pressures, and academic load a teenager carries can easily create the perfect storm of anxiety. It’s no wonder anxiety in teens is identifiable now more than ever. As a parent, wanting to remove anxiety or distress from your child’s life is only natural. But remember, it’s impossible to wash away your […]

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Simple Communication Techniques on How to Talk to Your T(w)een About Sexting

Posted Posted in Fawn McNeil-Haber, Parents, Teens

The teenage years are a time when your child starts to pull away from you and become more independent.  As their brain grows and develops, this time in their lives can be tricky in terms of decision making and emotions. Communicating every detail of their sexuality is not something that teenagers want nor should do. […]

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5 Things for Parents to Consider About Teen Sexting

Posted Posted in Fawn McNeil-Haber, Parents, Teens

Children and teens are now growing up during a time of digital socialization. They’re texting, tweeting, snapchatting, all the things you didn’t do, or even knew would exist, when you were their age. Sometimes you may wonder what are they doing spending so much time on their devices? Socializing digitally is something that is ever-changing. […]

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7 Ways to Manage Anxiety When You Have an Invisible Medical Condition

Posted Posted in Anxiety, Fawn McNeil-Haber

Anxiety is a condition that engages your entire being. Add a medical condition on top of that and you may very well have the elements for a perfect storm. Unsurprisingly, anxiety and invisible medical conditions — chronic fatigue syndrome, food allergies, diabetes, irritable bowel syndrome, cyclic vomiting syndrome — go hand in hand. While you […]

Could Your Marital Arguments Be Hurting Your Kids? – 5 Indications

Posted Posted in Fawn McNeil-Haber, Parents

Marital arguments are par for the course when it comes to any marriage. Despite conflict having a negative reputation, it’s your response to conflict that really matters. Either you can fight fair and exemplify emotional intelligence and maturity or you can go the opposite route, creating a houseful of tension and strife. It’s not uncommon […]