Posts Tagged ‘tips and tricks’

Is Sleep A Struggle? Tips To Get Those Zzz’s

Tips To Get Those Zzz's

Does it ever feel like your day is somewhat backward…you wake up feeling tired and go to bed wide awake?!?!  Have you ever experienced a time in your life when tossing and turning in bed could be considered a regular form of exercise?  Silly question, I know!  But, sleep deprivation is extremely common…so common that…

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Tips For Raising A Socially Smart Teen

Raising socially smart teens

The online world is here to stay, and whether we like it or not, the next generation is going to need to be adept at navigating it. This naturally leads to questions of what, and how much, social media should be allowed in our households. And while research regarding potential harm associated with social media…

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Do Kids “Need” Mindfulness?

What is mindfulness and does your child need it?

“Mindfulness” has become a very popular buzzword in pop psychology. Mindfulness is the basic human ability to be fully present, aware of where we are and what we’re doing, and not overly reactive or overwhelmed by what’s going on around us. in a world where our attention is constantly pulled in multiple directions, it makes…

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4 D’s To Stop The Worry Spiral

stop the worry spiral

We often associate stress with adulthood, but our youth face plenty of challenges and changes in their young lives. In fact, the American Psychological Association reports 42% of youth experience stress, but feel they don’t have the tools to manage it effectively. In small amounts, stress can be good. Butterflies before a soccer game, for…

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Grieving Through The Holidays

Grieving during the holidays

Grief. It’s difficult to carry any day. For many, grief gets heavier around the holidays.  By: Elizabeth Koth It was around the holidays last year that my dad started to undergo a battery of tests that eventually ended with a cancer diagnosis. He went through one round of chemo in early February and passed away…

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