My own daughter had anxiety which I started to notice was higher than my own or even her friends. I wish I had known what I know now, about anxiety in children and that she would not outgrow it as she grew older. In fact, it actually got worse to the point where she became […]Read more ►
How to respect feelings without empowering fears When children feel anxious chronically, even the most well-meaning parents can fall into a cycle which is negative and can actually exacerbate the youngster’s anxiety. This can happen when parents, anticipating a child’s fears, try to protect her from them. Here are some pointers for helping your child […]Read more ►
Welcome to the site. I am so happy you are here. Here you will find lots of information that may be of some help to you about how to parent your anxious child. This website is a place to come to for parenting advice, ideas and better parenting tips to help your child who is struggling with their fears and anxieties. Even the most seasoned parent can benefit with some help dealing when dealing with a child who is suffering with anxiety.
Childhood anxiety can worsen as children grow. However it is treatable and once you know what is normal anxiety and what it is not, this is one of the first steps to take in helping you help your child.
Let’s begin here, by looking at our next post.
Signs Your Child Is Struggling with Anxiety
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The Situation: All kids misbehave and mine do too, and it is important to react in a low-drama way that stops the behavior now and prevents it from returning, so it is good to come up with Logical Consequences is the answer. Why do we need an alternative to time-outs? because they don’t teach WHY […]Read more ►
Disobedience and defiance is a normal part of growing up. Kids will always test their parents’ expectations and guidelines as they discover what makes up the world around them. Having a once-in-a-while defiant moment with your child is relatively easy to handle, but if it becomes more chronic, parents can be left wondering what they […]Read more ►
Your child is sleeping at a different place other than their own bedroom or perhaps they are away from their parents for a night at Grandma’s and Grandpa’s house. They start to cry and are given their favorite “blankie”and rubbing it with their fingers, they settle right down and fall off to sleep. Why does […]Read more ►
I am sure as a parent you know we need to teach our kids to say “please” and “thank you,” but that’s just the start of being polite. There are so many more manners parents should be showing and teaching their kids. Learning good manners will help your child behave toward others with respect and […]Read more ►
This article is about tips effective parenting with a focus on divorce and how to help your child through this most difficult time. Most often when parents seek advice about helping their children after their divorce adjust, they are, more often then not, told what not to do rather than being given some useful ideas […]Read more ►
Moms are the real experts when it comes to fixing those bad behaviors in kids. Here are some smart strategies from some real Moms that will stop the tantrums, the whining, the back talk and more. Have a look this great Mom information. Bedtime Is A Battle: Provide Choices Because my daughter’s bedtime was becoming […]Read more ►
Quick Tips on Teaching Kids About Respect Several years ago I was looking at an article about respect. It said something very important which I have never forgotten. If you don’t teach respect, expect respect and model respect yourself, how will your child learn it? It is a very good point. I have found myself […]Read more ►