Social Anxiety in Kids
How to Foster Positive Mental Health In Your Kids
Easing Separation Anxiety

Easing Separation Anxiety

The experience of separation, even a brief one, is important for both parents and child. Yet while important, separation anxiety—feeling anxious when apart—is common in infants and toddlers. Most children outgrow separation anxiety by age 3. There are many ways that parents can lessen separation anxiety in babies and toddlers and turn the experience into an opportunity for growth. 

7 Strategies to Help an Anxious Child
This Is How Breathing Techniques Can Reduce Anxiety in Children

This Is How Breathing Techniques Can Reduce Anxiety in Children

Take a deep breath. It’ll be alright. It’s just a doctor’s appointment. Breathe. It’s just a math test. Close your eyes, and take a few deep breaths. It’ll be okay. Just breathe. Just breathe? But, how? It’s ironic that something that we do automatically can sometimes be so difficult to do well. Have you ever […]

6 Ways for Moms to Reduce Anxiety Naturally
Grandparents Worry about Depression and Anxiety in College Students

Grandparents Worry about Depression and Anxiety in College Students

Dear Dr. Gramma Karen, My husband and I are grandparents with grandchildren in college. Although they appear to be handling their experiences fine, we are becoming alarmed by the many articles in the media about the increase in anxiety, depression, and suicides among college students. One of our friends who has similar concerns about this […]

Self-Care for Moms with Anxiety