Children

5 Ways to Help Your Children Manage Their Anger

1. Start with Yourself Model calm behavior. Show your children that you can control your temper. Show them that you can calm yourself down when you get angry, even when disciplining them. Children learn by example and they are watching how you handle conflicts and disagreements. 2. Express Anger with Words Many kids display anger…

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Back-to-School Anxiety: Helping Teens and Tweens Cope

Back-to-school can be a time of great joy for parents, but not so much for some teens and tweens. Ever think back to your first day of school? Were you nervous? Excited? Anxious? Optimistic? Most of us can recall a wide range of emotions during the annual trek back to school, especially in the middle…

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