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Teens’ Poor Sleep Tied to Later Depression, Anxiety

By |2020-07-04T14:27:18-07:00July 1st, 2020|Categories: cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , |

Teens’ Poor Sleep Tied to Later Depression, Anxiety

Teens who get very poor sleep may be more likely to struggle with poor mental health later in life, according to a new study published in the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry.

Researchers from the University of Reading, Goldsmiths University of […]

What Is Freedom? Teaching Kids Philosophy in a Pandemic

By |2020-07-04T10:04:05-07:00July 1st, 2020|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: |

What Is Freedom? Teaching Kids Philosophy in a Pandemic

“We don’t really need going to school,” Ella Wagar, a 10-year-old from Seattle, told her online peers during a recent Zoom session. “What we really do need are friends. If you don’t have friends, it sucks; you play alone, you […]

How Our Worries and Stress Can Negatively Affect Children

By |2020-07-04T05:59:09-07:00July 1st, 2020|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , |

How Our Worries and Stress Can Negatively Affect Children

Adults often try to shield children from stress in the family. Children can pick up on these emotions and become overwhelmed. Talking with them can help reduce their anxiety.

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Helping Lonely Children During the Coronavirus Pandemic

By |2020-07-04T01:51:24-07:00July 1st, 2020|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , |

Helping Lonely Children During the Coronavirus Pandemic

After months of social distancing, many kids are feeling very, very lonely. Here are some ideas to help your child feel more connected.

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When—Not If—You Lose It with Your Child During Coronavirus

By |2020-07-03T21:35:03-07:00July 1st, 2020|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , , |

When—Not If—You Lose It with Your Child During Coronavirus

While you certainly didn’t intend those imperfect parenting moments, they’re actually an important opportunity to teach your child about relationship repair.

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The Challenges of the Pandemic for Queer Youth

By |2020-07-03T13:18:59-07:00July 1st, 2020|Categories: cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: |

The Challenges of the Pandemic for Queer Youth

When Brittany Brockenbrough’s transgender son lost his in-school counseling and the ability to have meet-ups with other L.G.B.T.Q. youth during the pandemic, his mental health suffered.

“He began to feel depressed and was withdrawn,” said Ms. Brockenbrough, a mother of two in […]

Five Quarantine Screen Time Activities for Kids with ADHD

By |2020-07-03T09:14:55-07:00July 1st, 2020|Categories: cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , , |

Five Quarantine Screen Time Activities for Kids with ADHD

What can you do about a “stay at home” summer for a kid with ADHD? Should you let her play video games? Find some ways to leverage screen play into new interests and knowledge.

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How the Pandemic Can Teach Kids About Compassion

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How the Pandemic Can Teach Kids About Compassion

As a homebound parent with a preschooler, I’ve felt an array of emotions over the past few months during the coronavirus pandemic. I’ve felt sadness and worry about how many people are becoming ill, while being confounded by trying to juggle […]