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Why Nearsightedness Is on the Rise in Children

By |2021-05-07T01:03:42-07:00May 5th, 2021|Categories: cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: |

Why Nearsightedness Is on the Rise in Children

Look and you shall see: A generation of the real-life nearsighted Mr. Magoos is growing up before your eyes. A largely unrecognized epidemic of nearsightedness, or myopia, is afflicting the eyes of children.

People with myopia can see close-up objects clearly, like […]

Body Shaming Is a Problem for Both Men and Women

By |2021-05-06T21:03:26-07:00May 5th, 2021|Categories: cfgctips, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , , |

Body Shaming Is a Problem for Both Men and Women

Regardless of gender, both women and men need to understand the negative societal pressures of body image.

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It’s Time to Disappear Corporal Punishment for Kids

By |2021-05-06T13:27:56-07:00May 5th, 2021|Categories: cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , |

It’s Time to Disappear Corporal Punishment for Kids

Over the last five decades, attitudes in the United States about physical discipline, also known as corporal punishment, have evolved dramatically.

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With Covid Vaccines for Teens and Kids, Timing Matters

By |2021-05-06T09:17:42-07:00May 5th, 2021|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: |

With Covid Vaccines for Teens and Kids, Timing Matters

Dr. Lee Beers, a professor of pediatrics at Children’s National Hospital who is the president of the American Academy of Pediatrics, said, “We’re really trying to push the message, get in and see your pediatrician and get caught up on […]

Maternal Depression May Affect How Children Respond to Criticism

By |2021-05-06T05:11:55-07:00May 5th, 2021|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , |

Maternal Depression May Affect How Children Respond to Criticism

Maternal depression may render children more sensitive to criticism.

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Why Family Meals Can Be Healthy For Parents

By |2021-05-06T01:07:49-07:00May 5th, 2021|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , |

Why Family Meals Can Be Healthy For Parents

Did you eat dinner as a family during the pandemic? Don’t stop now.

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Make Foster Care Rare and Brief

By |2021-05-05T21:03:44-07:00May 5th, 2021|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , , |

Make Foster Care Rare and Brief

May is National Foster Care Month. Home conditions can mean no other choice for a child, but being in the foster-care system means increased risk of sex trafficking.

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Emerging From the Pandemic With Acne, Facial Hair and Body Odor

By |2021-05-04T01:19:48-07:00April 28th, 2021|Categories: cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|

Emerging From the Pandemic With Acne, Facial Hair and Body Odor

Some children will be taller, some will be more developed, some boys will have changing voices while others won’t. “This is all a normal part of going through adolescence, but it might seem a little more sudden,” Dr. […]

Supporting Your Child as They Explore Gender Identity

By |2021-05-03T21:19:08-07:00April 28th, 2021|Categories: cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , |

Supporting Your Child as They Explore Gender Identity

Parents often ask me, “What should I do if my son wants to wear makeup?” or, “Should I let my daughter dress in masculine clothes?”

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How Teens’ Moods Affect Their Physical Health

By |2021-05-03T13:35:05-07:00April 28th, 2021|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , , |

How Teens' Moods Affect Their Physical Health

Can’t tell if your teen is really feeling ill? Research suggests physical symptoms and mood are more closely connected than we realize.

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