Tips to reduce anxiety

2 Easy Grounding Exercises to Reduce Anxiety, Tension, and Stress

Posted Posted in Adults, Anxiety, Julie Sisselman

Are you feeling overwhelmed lately – as if you are thinking about everything and anything all at once? Maybe you are feeling more exhausted than usual (we’ve all been there). Perhaps your back or neck is full of tension, you’re having trouble sleeping, or you’re simply more careless. For most adults, days are filled with […]

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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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5 Key Ways to Improve Co-Parenting Your Child with Food Allergies: Part 3 of 3

Posted Posted in Food allergies, Lauren Stein, Parents

In Part 3 of this series, we finalize our discussion of the Food Allergies Hierarchy of Needs. Now that we’ve tackled Physiological and Safety needs, let’s move onto Love & Belonging, Self-Advocacy, and Fulfillment & Acceptance.     Love and Belonging Once you’re on the same page about your child’s physiological and safety needs, it’s […]

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5 Key Ways to Improve Co-Parenting Your Child with Food Allergies: Part 2 of 3

Posted Posted in Children, Food allergies, Lauren Stein

In Part 1 of this series, we discussed the “why” and “how” of co-parents getting on the same page when it comes to a child’s food allergies. In Parts 2 and 3, we continue the “how” with some help from Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs. Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs comes from Abraham Maslow’s work in developmental […]

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5 Key Ways to Improve Co-Parenting Your Child with Food Allergies: Part 1 of 3

Posted Posted in Food allergies, Lauren Stein

The Isolating Struggles Any parent who has a child with food allergies can tell you what a challenging experience it is. The constant fear of harm, anxiety about contamination/contact, accommodations that need to be made for safety, and more, take a toll on the food allergy parent. While other children are picking their favorite foods […]