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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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