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How to Talk to Your Child About Scary Thoughts (VIDEO)

Posted Posted in Anxiety, Children, Fawn McNeil-Haber, Parents

Watch the video above to learn from Dr. Fawn McNeil-Haber about how to talk with your child about scary thoughts. Below, you’ll find the highlights, some practical tips, and ways to get your child more support with child anxiety treatment. How to Talk to Your Child About Scary Thoughts As a parent, it’s our instinct […]

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Oral Food Challenge Part 2: Managing the Anxiety

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

Oral food challenges can be very anxiety-provoking for both the child with food allergies and the food allergy parent. Allergists think very carefully before recommending an oral food challenge. They prepare for, but do not expect, an anaphylaxis reaction to occur. However, the possibility of consuming a potential allergen and having an adverse reaction can […]

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Teen Depression: Is My Teen Depressed?

Posted Posted in Children, Lisa Weiss, Parents, Teens

Have you noticed that your once motivated and social teen has lost their drive and/or interest? Experiencing sadness, irritability, inability to focus and fatigue are all normal experiences  throughout one’s life. However, if these feelings are troubling your teen or impacting your teen’s ability fully participate in school, social life, or extracurriculars, it may be […]

Siblings of Children with Chronic Conditions: 4 Potential Signs of Distress to be Aware of

Siblings of Children with Chronic Conditions: 4 Potential Signs of Distress to be Aware of

Posted Posted in Children, Claudia Salgado, Parents

Being a parent carries the blessings of unconditional love, joy, laughter, and pride as well as the weight of responsibility. As a parent, you balance the wants and needs of your children on a daily basis while making the best choices for them and for your family as a whole. You face additional challenges when […]