By Mia Gold-Rosenberg, LMSW A new school year means a new classroom, new teachers, and new friends. Getting into the routine of a new school year can be intimidating, causing kids to feel anxious and become fearful to ask for help. When kids are afraid to ask for help, they can start to fall behind
- Published in Anxiety
By Mia Gold-Rosenberg, LMSW Is your child starting to feel overwhelmed as the end of the school year approaches? Are they becoming more anxious surrounding school-related conversations? Here are three tips to help them finish the school year strong! Help your child figure out if they have any outstanding assignments before
- Published in Self-Esteem
Remember that time, at school, when all the cool kids were sitting together? Talking and laughing? When you desperately wanted to join in, but were left out of the fun? Remember how painful it was? Maybe something similar is happening to your child right now. Maybe something like that is happening to you? Here are
By Mia Gold-Rosenberg, LMSW Every day children face obstacles that make them feel that no matter what they just cannot do it. They can’t get up in the morning. They can’t do their homework. They can’t exercise. They can’t eat healthy. They can’t engage in the lesson during class. They just can’t. All of these
- Published in Self-Esteem
With constant distractions of phones, social media, and video games, home can be a tough place to motivate your child to be active and moving. Bonita Porte, owner of Energetic Juniors in NYC, recently shared with me some workouts for kids at home that will keep them occupied and engaged on those days when they’re
- Published in Activities for Kids
Mia’s desire to help others first began in high school when she and a friend created a community service project in which they collected stuffed animals to donate to children in hospitals. After developing the project, Mia knew that her passion lies in helping children and families, so she continued to follow her dreams
- Published in New Therapists
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
- Published in Anger
Summertime is for relaxing. But, for many teenagers, relaxing seems to mean sitting on the couch and staring into screens. Games, social media, catching up with celebrity news – all of that can easily fill up a teenager’s vacation day, and all of it can be done without moving any muscles except for fingers and eyes.
Did the last day of school spring up on you out of nowhere!? Now the kids are home all day, and all they want to do is park themselves on the couch, watch TV, and play video games. Yet they still need to get the recommended daily exercise and experience those physical benefits. How can you get them
Death is a very difficult subject for all of us. We commonly don’t know how to deal with our feelings, we often respond in unexpected ways and ultimately, we struggle to make sense of it. For ourselves. And it is even more difficult to help your kids cope with death, particularly the loss of a loved
- Published in Grief
- By Mia Gold-Rosenberg, LMSW A new school year m...
- Here we are at the end of August. Summer vacati...
- By Mia Gold-Rosenberg, LMSW Is your chil...