Help! My Teen Has No Motivation.

Low energy. Boredom. Only interested in electronics. Motivating teens can be a struggle in the best of times, and restrictions and social distancing make things worse. It may just be a phase, but you’re concerned. What’s a parent to do?…

Physical Symptoms of Anxiety

Pain, rapid heartbeat, dizziness…you’re not feeling well, and you don’t know why. You try and remain calm, but it’s difficult to relax when Dr. Google suggests the worst possible cause of your distress. Is your health in serious trouble, or…

Tips to Build Emotional Resilience in Kids

Like adults, kids experience stress. From bullying to divorce to changes in routine, all children need to be capable of working through challenges. Resilience is the ability to bounce back from stress, adversity, or even failure. It’s a skill that’s…

Is Your Child Lonely?

Whether you have an only child or a kid that depends on the outside world for peers with their interests, navigating the pandemic can be especially challenging. While the situation is temporary, the lack of school, sports, and group activities…

Talking to Your Kids About Race

As society continues to confront the complex realities of racism, it’s important to talk about race with your children. Without adult guidance, kids may develop biased attitudes from exposure to negative racial stereotypes, disparities, and segregation. Here are some ways…

Can Coronavirus Anxiety Cause Obsessive Compulsive Disorder?

As we head toward easing stay-home orders, it’s normal to be concerned about keeping you and your family healthy. This new way of life brought awareness to handwashing, disinfecting surfaces, distancing, and more. Those things are important, but how do…