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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 […]

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“He began to feel depressed and was withdrawn,” said Ms.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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Teen Use of Social Media for Social Support – Tips to Optimize Benefits

By |2020-07-02T14:38:42-07:00July 1st, 2020|Categories: cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: |

Teen Use of Social Media for Social Support – Tips to Optimize Benefits

For parents, it goes without saying that youth are using social media to connect and support each other. The embrace of social media has been extraordinary among adolescents well before COVID-19 precautions. With the current need […]

How a “Good-Enough” Parenting Approach Can Reduce Mom Guilt

By |2020-07-02T09:38:39-07:00July 1st, 2020|Categories: cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , , , |

How a “Good-Enough” Parenting Approach Can Reduce Mom Guilt

Mom guilt is the byproduct of striving for perfect parenting. Moving away from perfection and toward good-enough parenting allows for the love in your family to be messy and real.

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The Summer of COVID-19

By |2020-07-02T05:27:39-07:00July 1st, 2020|Categories: cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , |

The Summer of COVID-19

There’s no formula for making parenting decisions this summer, but there are three signposts that can help us navigate the tricky terrain.

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Managing Parent Anxiety in the Age of COVID-19

By |2020-07-02T01:22:34-07:00July 1st, 2020|Categories: cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , , , , |

Managing Parent Anxiety in the Age of COVID-19

In the setting of COVID-19, parent anxiety and stress are at new heights. Here are some different strategies to help.

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6 Tips for How to Raise a Kid Who is a Good Problem Solver

By |2020-06-25T13:27:06-07:00June 24th, 2020|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , |

6 Tips for How to Raise a Kid Who is a Good Problem Solver

There’s more to raising a smart kid than violin and robotics lessons. How you talk to your kid about thinking and feeling can give them a leg up in the world.

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The Challenges of Co-Parenting With Your Ex During Covid-19

By |2020-06-24T10:22:58-07:00June 24th, 2020|Categories: cfgctips, Crisis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , , |

The Challenges of Co-Parenting With Your Ex During Covid-19

Struggling to co-parent with your ex during the pandemic? Learn how to parent collaboratively and avoid returning to negative patterns and painful emotions from your marriage.

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How to Cope with Mental Health Concerns Related to COVID-19

By |2020-06-18T05:26:18-07:00June 17th, 2020|Categories: cfgctips, Crisis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , , , |

How to Cope with Mental Health Concerns Related to COVID-19

Your mental health is also at risk during the pandemic. Try these simple and effective coping tools.

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