Christopher Bergland

How Staying Physically Fit May Help Kids’ Executive Functions

By |2021-04-12T05:19:37-07:00April 7th, 2021|Categories: cfgctips, Crisis, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , , |

How Staying Physically Fit May Help Kids’ Executive Functions

New research suggests that staying physically fit may improve kids’ academic performance by boosting cognitive flexibility, which indirectly benefits overall executive functions.

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Playing Freely in Nature May Be Really Good for Kids

By |2020-02-19T21:09:20-08:00February 18th, 2020|Categories: cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , , |

Playing Freely in Nature May Be Really Good for Kids

Unstructured free play in natural environments can benefit early childhood development in multiple ways, according to a new systematic review of 16 different studies.

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7 Early-Life Stressors May Impact Kids’ Future Mental Health

By |2019-05-10T01:07:04-07:00May 8th, 2019|Categories: cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , , |

7 Early-Life Stressors May Impact Kids’ Future Mental Health

Early-life adversity may trigger changes in a child’s epigenetic profile linked to future mental health, according to new findings from Harvard’s Massachusetts General Hospital.

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8 Eye-Opening Ways Kids Benefit from Experiences with Nature

By |2019-03-21T01:09:59-07:00March 20th, 2019|Categories: cfgctips, Diagnosis, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , , |

8 Eye-Opening Ways Kids Benefit from Experiences with Nature

Even minuscule experiences with nature—such as seeing some trees and sky from a classroom window—can help students perform better academically, according to a new critical review.

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9 Warning Signs Your Child May Be Lost in Cyberspace

By |2017-12-05T08:23:30-08:00December 4th, 2017|Categories: cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , |

9 Warning Signs Your Child May Be Lost in Cyberspace

For the first time, psychologists have created a nine-point checklist to help parents identify if their child may be suffering from what experts call “screen media addiction.”

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Walking in Natural Environments Nourishes Parent-Child Bonds

By |2017-11-28T21:20:23-08:00November 27th, 2017|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , |

Walking in Natural Environments Nourishes Parent-Child Bonds

Spending time together in nature increases family cohesion and parent-child bonds, according to a new study.

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