Emotional Health

How Adults Deal With Success & Failure Can Help Foster Kids’ Persistence

By |2019-09-18T01:20:58-07:00September 16th, 2019|Categories: cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: |

How Adults Deal With Success & Failure Can Help Foster Kids’ Persistence

A new study explores ways in which parents and educators can help foster persistence  in children before they begin formal schooling. Researchers looked at the interactions of preschool-age children with adults to determine how they affected the […]

Parent Burnout Not Good for Parent or Child

By |2019-09-17T21:16:53-07:00September 16th, 2019|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: |

Parent Burnout Not Good for Parent or Child

For most people, the term “burnout” is associated with a job or career, but new research now suggests individuals can become burnt out when the daily stress of parenting becomes chronic. The burnout results in an intense exhaustion that leads parents […]

The Teenage Brain: Risky or Ready to Learn?

By |2019-09-17T13:45:22-07:00September 16th, 2019|Categories: cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , , , |

The Teenage Brain: Risky or Ready to Learn?

Parenting teenagers isn’t always easy, but how do we make sure that our parenting strategies don’t rob teenagers of the practice their brains so desperately need?

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Is Social Media Toxic to Your Teen’s Mental Health?

By |2019-09-17T05:08:45-07:00September 16th, 2019|Categories: cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , |

Is Social Media Toxic to Your Teen's Mental Health?

New research finds that social media hurts our teenagers’ mental health, but another recent study disagrees. How do we reconcile research that contradicts?

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Understanding Why Play Is So Important For Children

By |2019-09-17T01:07:27-07:00September 16th, 2019|Categories: cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , |

Understanding Why Play Is So Important For Children

Why is play so important for children? Animal and human research show both the “hows and whys” of this question.

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How To React To Adolescent Emotions

By |2019-09-16T13:41:17-07:00September 16th, 2019|Categories: cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , |

How To React To Adolescent Emotions

Are you struggling with the intensity and constant shifts of your adolescent’s emotion? Validation is a powerful tool for calming the storm and enhancing your relationship.

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September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

By |2019-09-13T21:07:56-07:00September 10th, 2019|Categories: cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , |

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

I’ve tried to kill myself four times. Keeping myself occupied meant planning my suicide day after day during the years of mental illness that owned me for most of my adult life.

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Back to School in the Era of Mass Shootings

By |2019-09-13T09:12:31-07:00September 10th, 2019|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , |

Back to School in the Era of Mass Shootings

Back-to-school time can bring mixed feelings for both children and parents, especially in the era of gun violence. Here’s how to cope.

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