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Mindfulness Parenting

By |2020-01-23T05:13:33-08:00January 22nd, 2020|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , , |

Mindfulness Parenting

In addition to all its benefits for health and well-being, mindfulness can help you respond better to parenting challenges. Here’s a simple 5-step plan for getting started.

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Is Forced Politeness Bad For Kids? Teach This Instead

By |2020-01-23T01:05:30-08:00January 22nd, 2020|Categories: cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , , |

Is Forced Politeness Bad For Kids? Teach This Instead

Forced politeness in childhood—”Thanks! That’s just what I wanted!”—can deplete self-control. Let’s teach our children to internally express, rather than suppress, their emotions.

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Now They See Them, Then They Don’t: Imaginary Companions

By |2020-01-22T21:01:31-08:00January 22nd, 2020|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , |

Now They See Them, Then They Don’t: Imaginary Companions

What parents need to know about children’s make-believe pals and the many roles they play.

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How to Get the Most Out of Working with a Child Therapist

By |2020-01-22T14:09:31-08:00January 22nd, 2020|Categories: cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , , |

How to Get the Most Out of Working with a Child Therapist

Getting through a divorce is hard enough for children. Enlisting the help of a therapist can go a long way toward making it easier for some kids.

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Parenting Is Not About Controlling Your Child

By |2020-01-16T05:42:40-08:00January 14th, 2020|Categories: cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , |

Parenting Is Not About Controlling Your Child

I hear this often by parents who are frustrated with their child’s behaviors, their difficulty in not being able to make their child concede to their demands. But is parenting really a phase in your and your child’s life that’s about control, […]

Ten Self-Care Tips for Parents

By |2020-01-15T21:14:17-08:00January 14th, 2020|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , , |

Ten Self-Care Tips for Parents

Our work as parents is to care for our kids. We spend considerable time helping them learn self-care to manage stress. Yet we often fail to find ways to care for ourselves.

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Six Ways to Help A Child Who Has A Toxic Friend

By |2020-01-15T14:06:15-08:00January 14th, 2020|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , |

Six Ways to Help A Child Who Has A Toxic Friend

It is critical that a parent possess the tools to identify a toxic friendship and assist the child in escaping the abusive union before irreparable damage is done.

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Promoting Empathy in Our Kids (and in Ourselves)

By |2020-01-15T09:50:11-08:00January 14th, 2020|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , |

Promoting Empathy in Our Kids (and in Ourselves)

Empathy enables us to relate to others and motivates us to help those in need. Unfortunately, empathy is on the decline. Here’s how to promote empathy in our kids and ourselves.

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