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5 Steps to Help Your Child Overcome Fears and Phobias

April 22, 2014 | Posted in Anxiety, Confident Kids, Confident Teens, Skills bee_opt

“Why don’t you wait outside while I make lunch?” I suggested to my son earlier today. “But, mom, there are bees out there!” he replied.

With the onset of the lovely spring weather comes fears and phobias that may have been less active in the winter…bees, spiders, insects, dogs, snakes… In today’s post I’d like to share 5 simple steps to helping your child overcome any phobia. Read more…


Helping Your Child Be More of a Positive Thinker

November 1, 2013 | Posted in Confident Kids, Confident Teens, Happiness, Personality beach girl_opt

“My daughter is such a negative thinker, I wish she would see the glass half full more often.”

“It is frustrating when we do something great yet my children complain the whole time.”

“My son gets frustrated and angry so quickly, and a lot of the time I don’t know why.”

I hear comments like these often from parents of children who are negative thinkers. It can be very frustrating and draining to hear complaining and negative comments. The good news is that you can help your child to be more of a positive thinker. Read more…


How to Help Your Anxious Child – Expert Interview with Dr. Joelle McGovern on

October 23, 2012 | Posted in Anxiety, Confident Kids, Interviews joelle mcgovern

I’m excited to share the interview I did with Dr. Joelle McGovern on How to Help Your Anxious Child. Read more…


Help Your Child Develop an Attitude of Gratitude

April 24, 2012 | Posted in Confident Kids, Confident Teens, Happiness, Quick Tips, Skills thanks_opt

You’ve taught your child to say please and thank you (great!) and are wondering how to build a deeper sense of gratitude. Good for you– gratitude is linked with many good things from happiness to improved relationships. Read more…

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