stress

How can I help my child handle stress?

How can I help my child handle stress?

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Stress is the way our bodies and minds react to a particular challenge or situation. By recognizing the signs and symptoms of stress, you can help your child learn to manage his or her responses in a healthier way.

Stress and your Family: Simple Steps To Give Stress The Boot!

Stress and your Family: Simple Steps To Give Stress The Boot!

We all know that stress doesn’t feel good and we’re usually willing to overlook it but, only because we don’t know another way. Some parents may feel that they need stress to help them get something done or to push their kids to get out the door in the morning. Our bodies are designed to…

Move! Into Parenting Ease

Move! Into Parenting Ease

There are a many reasons to move your body. Exercise to improve your heart health, exercise to lose weight, weight lifting to build strength, stretching to build flexibility, the list goes on and on. I’m going to add one more to the list; Movement to become a better parent. When we get busy (when aren’t…

Getting Ahead Of The Holidays

Getting Ahead Of The Holidays

I know, I know…..it’s so easy to procrastinate about the holiday hassles. But, by gradually easing into them you could be better prepared, organized and much less STRESSED! Here are a few ideas to ponder while you get over the fact that I am discussing this in November: 1. Get a small spiral notebook (3X5…

SPRING BREAK FOR MOM

SPRING BREAK FOR MOM

Stress Awareness Month is coming up in April, and the stresses of being a Mom can really be exhausting. In my book, It Takes All 5, I talk about the importance of self-love and rejuvenation because if we don’t take care of ourselves it’s virtually impossible to have the energy to take care of all…

Increased Stress Puts More Teens at Risk-Spot Early Signs of a Struggling Young Adult

Adolescence is difficult in the best of times. It’s doubly stressful for kids today; they’re experiencing the same worries and insecurities as adults in this troubled economy, and with far fewer coping skills. From families struggling with joblessness and foreclosure to increasing competition for college admissions to the normal fears associated with impending adulthood, they’re…

Increased Stress Puts More Teens at Risk

Increased Stress Puts More Teens at Risk

Spot Early Signs of a Struggling Young Adult Adolescence is difficult in the best of times. It’s doubly stressful for kids today; they’re experiencing the same worries and insecurities as adults in this troubled economy, and with far fewer coping skills. From families struggling with joblessness and foreclosure to increasing competition for college admissions to…