Emotions

summer boredom

6 Ways to Combat Summer Boredom

Summertime is the time when school is out, the sun is out and kids get to experience two very different things: freedom and boredom. It’s really a conundrum as a parent because you love seeing your kids enjoying time off from the rigors of school, but without 6-7 hours of their day taking up time, …

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Being Too Busy

The Problem with Being Too Busy

Go, go, go and go some more. This is a common theme among most families. In fact, a recent study conducted by the Pew Research Center found that in the last year, at least half of parents with school-age children say their kids have played sports, participated in religious instruction or youth groups, taken lessons …

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Suicide Prevention

The Topic of Suicide and Children: A Parent’s Guide

In April 2019 CNN reported that between 2007 and 2015, the number of children going to ER with suicidal thoughts and attempts doubled. The article cited findings from the Center for Disease Control that found the number children between the ages of 5 and 18 who had received a diagnosis of suicidal ideation or suicide …

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Girl Lonely

Could Your Child’s Physical Pain be Explained by Emotional or Psychological Trauma?

Has your child been complaining about headaches? Perhaps daily stomach aches are keeping him home from school. Maybe your teen has a recurring injury in his knee or wrist that is affecting his ability to perform athletically. And despite trips to the doctor, each of these things have gone unexplained. You are now left with …

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