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Helping Your Child Cope with Stress and Change

Over the past year, many children and families have found themselves struggling to make sense of the world around them. With the COVID-19 pandemic, E-learning stress, canceled activities, and a constant state of worry, parents have found it hard...

Managing Your Child’s Mental Health During a Pandemic

It’s not news that the COVID-19 pandemic has affected our collective mental health. Quarantines, unpredictable school schedules, and general disruption of everyday life has led to increased depression and anxiety, and our children haven’t been spared. For kids, pandemic-related...

Keep Calm and Parent On

We think of childhood as a carefree time of play and fun, but in reality, anxiety can manifest in children at nearly any age. We’re taking a look at some of the causes and symptoms of childhood anxiety, along...

Eating Disorders and Young Children

40-60% of elementary school girls (ages 6-12) are concerned about their weight or about becoming too fat. (source: National Eating Disorders Association www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/get-facts-eating-disorders)   Hospitalizations for eating disorders in children under 12 years of age increased by 119 percent in a study from 1999 to...

Mental health professionals

My 13 year old son has always been rather anxious and lately has developed some behaviors that seem troubling – like having specific rituals for checking that doors are locked and being very regimented in his grooming habits. Also,...

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Celebrate the Week of the Young Child

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