Coping With Anger in Children

Thursday, 01 September 2016 by

Children have very strong emotions. Anger is one of them. As a parent, you can help your child deal with his or her anger and develop strategies that last a lifetime. How you deal with your own anger also plays a vital role in this. Interacting with an angry child is an opportunity to do a lot

In a busy, and sometimes stressful, life we all need positive coping strategies like taking a walk in nature, scheduling breaks, listening to music, taking a deep breath, practicing mindfulness meditation, engaging creativity, talking to a good friend, or taking a bath. But which strategy is right for which kind of situation? How effective is it

Anxiety

When you think about the causes of anxiety, it always seems to be things that are dealt with in the world of an adult. It may seem odd to some that children could have any reason to be experiencing anxiety. They don’t have to worry about bills, their jobs, providing for a family, or whatever

work life balance

So you’ve decided it’s time to go off on your own into the world. Up until now, you’ve had your needs taken care of by others, probably your parents. For the first 18 or so years, they took you to school, fed you, clothed you, and countless other things so that you could grow up

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Bullying

Bullying is, unfortunately, not uncommon. The worst part is that it never truly goes away. Your siblings may bully you, classmates may bully you; even when you grow up, coworkers may bully you. Anyone who claims to have never been bullied in their life has probably witnessed it happening or have been the bully themselves.

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Halloween Fitness Games for Kids

Friday, 30 October 2015 by
Halloween

With Halloween fast approaching, parents and children are spending time thinking about the typical associations to the holiday. These may include dressing up in costume, trick-or-treating, and gathering as much candy as they possibly can. One topic that does not often get associated with this holiday is fitness. Bonita Porte, Owner of Energetic Juniors, recently

stress management for students

At every level, students are pushed to succeed. In elementary school, you may be afraid to bring a bad report card to your parents. Later on, when you are enrolled in junior high or high school, you may have to start thinking seriously about where you want to go for further education after you graduate.

Tips for Teenagers: Stress Reduction

Wednesday, 15 October 2014 by

With the school year now in full swing, it is common for some teenagers to start to feel increased stress due to academic, social, and emotional pressure. As a parent, you may start to notice more resistance from your teen in getting them to share details of their day and, it may begin to feel

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