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Can Parenting Styles Affect Child Anxiety?

Parenting needs to be tailored to children’s personalities say psychologists and psychiatrist. Find out how and why some children do better with more direction, while being overprotective is dangerous for others.

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Section 504 for Children with Anxiety

Section 504 is a civil rights law, used to make sure children with disabilities are not discriminated against within the school setting. Learn more about accommodations that may set your child up for success.

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Anxiety and Homework: 9 Tips for Parents

Tests. Deadlines. Hard math equations. Homework is stressful, especially when for kids with anxiety. As a parent, here’s how you can help.

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Negative Effects of Social Media on Teens

Managing notifications and the time spent on the phone and social sites can increase self-esteem and confidence.

Hyper child at christmas.

Getting Through Christmas With Anxious Children

The holiday season can be a rough time for anxious kids. Here are some tips to help parents cope.

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Helping Children Understand Your Anxiety

For a child, witnessing an adult’s panic attack can be unsettling or even scary if they don’t know what’s going on.

Anxious young woman talking to father.

How to Tell Parents You’re Anxious

How to find the right words, timing, and confidence to speak up to your parents or someone you trust about anxious feelings.

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Postpartum Anxiety: I Became an Angry Mommy Monster

When Ginger found herself angry, stressed, and paranoid after the birth of her second daughter, she knew: Something wasn’t right.

Christine Salerno with daughter Lily.

Managing Rett Syndrome is a Full-Time Job

Sometimes, taking time off from work to spend time with your child is more important than leading a Fortune 250 company.

children with fidget spinners.

Everything You Need to Know About Fidget Spinners and Gadgets

Everyone is using them, but do fidget spinners and gadgets help or hurt students with ADHD?