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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…

 

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…

 

Procrastination in Children: Expert Interview with Rita Emmett

April 5, 2012 | Posted in Achievement, Confident Kids, Confident Teens, Interviews, Skills, Stress clock_opt

Do you struggle with getting your child to start his homework? Is it a chore to get your kids to do their chores? Read more…

 

8 Ways to Help Your Child Boost Positive Energy

March 22, 2012 | Posted in Achievement, Confident Kids, Confident Teens, Happiness, Personality, Quick Tips, Skills energetic girl

Many of my child and teen clients have been dragging a bit lately. It may be seasonal allergies (with this beautiful early spring here on the east coast), the March lull before spring break, some colds that are going around, or other causes… Read more…

 
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