Eileen Kennedy-Moore Ph.D.

Helping Perfectionist Kids Learn to Tolerate Mistakes

By |2019-01-09T01:10:56+00:00January 8th, 2019|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , |

Helping Perfectionist Kids Learn to Tolerate Mistakes

Kids often hear, “Mistakes are part of learning.” But if they have perfectionist tendencies, they don’t believe it. Here’s a way to help kids be more accepting of their mistakes.

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What We Get Wrong About Children’s Self-Esteem

By |2019-01-08T21:00:16+00:00January 8th, 2019|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , , |

What We Get Wrong About Children’s Self-Esteem

Real self-esteem isn’t about loving ourselves; it’s about being able to let go of the question, “Am I good enough?” by connecting with something bigger than ourselves.

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Want Your Child to Listen and Learn? Don’t Lecture.

By |2018-10-05T14:30:36+00:00October 3rd, 2018|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , |

Want Your Child to Listen and Learn? Don’t Lecture.

When children do things they know they shouldn’t, it’s tempting to lecture them. But lectures make kids feel defensive or resentful and stop listening. Here’s what to do instead.

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Teach Your Child to Ask For Help—The Right Way

By |2018-10-05T06:26:31+00:00October 3rd, 2018|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , |

Teach Your Child to Ask For Help—The Right Way

Asking for help is a surprisingly complicated skill—especially for kids. Here’s how children who have a hard time asking for help can do so effectively.

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Can Parental Touch Help Socially Anxious Children?

By |2018-10-04T13:54:16+00:00October 3rd, 2018|Categories: cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , |

Can Parental Touch Help Socially Anxious Children?

Touch is our most basic way of connecting and comforting. A recent study suggests that parental touch can also serve as a safety signal for children.

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Why Kids Tattle and What To Do About It

By |2018-07-04T03:14:04+00:00July 3rd, 2018|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , |

Why Kids Tattle and What To Do About It

Tattling is one of the most annoying things children do. It’s also extremely common and even an important step in child development.

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Why Are Kids So Mean?

By |2018-04-05T04:44:15+00:00April 4th, 2018|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , |

Why Are Kids So Mean?

Kids who know better and are usually kind to their friends can sometimes act in casually cruel ways when they decide that certain people’s feelings don’t “count.”

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3 Common Friendship Mistakes for Kids

By |2017-12-05T04:19:23+00:00December 4th, 2017|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , |

3 Common Friendship Mistakes for Kids

Every child faces friendship challenges at some time, in some way, but broadly speaking, there are three main ways that children struggle socially.

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Help Your Child Learn to Forgive

By |2017-10-03T01:30:16+00:00October 2nd, 2017|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , |

Help Your Child Learn to Forgive

Holding onto resentment is emotionally costly. Here are some forgiveness guidelines to help your child figure out when to let go.

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How To Be Your Child’s Friendship Coach

By |2017-10-02T17:25:51+00:00October 2nd, 2017|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , |

How To Be Your Child’s Friendship Coach

Recent research suggests that parents can play an important role in helping children learn social skills. Here are some ways to be an effective friendship coach for your child.

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