How To Help Our Children Navigate The Trauma Of Coronavirus – Foster Parents Article

| Share | Tweet | Pin It | email We are in unprecedented and uncharted territory with the Coronavirus outbreak. In fact, the landscape of life is changing quickly because of it. How do we help our children navigate the anxiety, stress, and added trauma of all of this? If you’re anything like us, it’s been a week. We’ve all mostly stayed at home, helplessly standing by while school gets cancelled, spring sports get postponed, church services cease, and life as…

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Dealing With Anxiety – My Prayer – Single Mum, Parents Article

How are you at dealing with anxiety? Do you sometimes have trouble falling asleep, or (like I do) fall asleep easily then wake up 2 hours later in full-on terror mode? Does your mind seem to run endlessly into the night, keeping you wake and spoiling your plans for a good night’s sleep? You are not alone! Of course, you probably know that already. But, just the same … As I was clearing some magazines and papers off my nightstand…

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Seriously Bugged by Bugs: Working with Your Child to Overcome Fears – Parents Article

In this episode: A parent writes that her 3-year-old has developed a phobic response to bugs and is withdrawing from activities she’s always loved because of the fear. This mom and her husband have tried several strategies to help their daughter including acknowledging her fear, but to no avail. They’re out of ideas and assume they’re doing something wrong. “I want to show her we love and respect her emotions but also help her work through it.” Transcript of “Seriously…

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My Secret to Conquering Social Anxiety: Being Social – Single Dad, Parents Article

(Image/HBO) Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from my friend and colleague, Jenee Day. Jenee is a long-time anxiety sufferer who now shares her experiences in an effort to help others via her podcast, YouTube channel, and through her coaching and writing. Jenee is the author of “Fear Itself: How Battling Anxiety Brought Me Inner Peace.” The Fear Itself podcast is also available on most podcast platforms. … Nope. No way. Definitely not. There was no way I was…

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9 Strategies to Avoid Passing Your Fears to Your Kids – Parents Article

Source: Annie Spratt/Unsplash Parents who have specific fears or who are generally predisposed to anxiety often worry about passing their issues onto their children. I, for instance, become anxious at the mere thought of any type of needle, like the flu shot or a blood test. My anxiety over shots is almost as old as I am, and I was deeply concerned about my children picking up my fear. My colleague, Dr. Alice Boyes, author of The Anxiety Toolkit, and I talked about…

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9 Strategies to Avoid Passing Your Fears to Your Kids – Parents Article

Source: Annie Spratt/Unsplash Parents who have specific fears or who are generally predisposed to anxiety often worry about passing their issues onto their children. I, for instance, become anxious at the mere thought of any type of needle, like the flu shot or a blood test. My anxiety over shots is almost as old as I am, and I was deeply concerned about my children picking up my fear. My colleague, Dr. Alice Boyes, author of The Anxiety Toolkit, and I talked about…

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