Erin Leyba LCSW

The “Third Shift” is Burning Out Parents During the Pandemic

By |2020-09-25T09:21:03-07:00September 23rd, 2020|Categories: cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , , , |

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Parental burnout may be widespread during the pandemic, but it has the potential to seriously harm kids’ development. Here’s what helps.

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Why Not Let Kids Stay Up Late During the Pandemic? This Is Why

By |2020-07-08T12:52:15-07:00July 8th, 2020|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , , |

Why Not Let Kids Stay Up Late During the Pandemic? This Is Why

When kids don’t get enough sleep, it can be harder for them to manage their emotions.

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5 Quick Ways to Protect Your Marriage During Coronavirus

By |2020-04-09T01:24:43-07:00April 7th, 2020|Categories: cfgctips, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Information, Inspiration, Parenting Tips, Resources, Youth Tips|Tags: , , , |

5 Quick Ways to Protect Your Marriage During Coronavirus

These evidence-based steps prevent couples from experiencing detrimental conflicts, taking their difficult feelings out on each other, or drifting apart during the pandemic.

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10 Surprising Ways to Help an Anxious Child Calm Down

By |2019-04-03T09:22:01-07:00April 2nd, 2019|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , , |

10 Surprising Ways to Help an Anxious Child Calm Down

Brain research suggests that telling anxious kids to “calm down,” “stop crying,” or “buck up” just doesn’t work. However, these surprising strategies do.

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4 Simple Texts That Will Boost Your Bond With Your Teen

By |2019-04-02T15:33:57-07:00April 2nd, 2019|Categories: cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , , |

4 Simple Texts That Will Boost Your Bond With Your Teen

Science suggests that sending your teen these four types of text messages is one way to boost your bond and establish lasting positive communication patterns.

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The Overlooked Factor that Helps You Bond With Your Kids

By |2018-02-06T15:43:01-08:00February 5th, 2018|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , , |

The Overlooked Factor that Helps You Bond With Your Kids

Science suggests that family routines calm stress and promote bonding. Adding rituals, or “the sweetness, fun, or warmth that accompany routines” makes them even better.

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5 of the Most Effective Responses to Kids’ Whining

By |2018-01-04T07:28:32-08:00January 3rd, 2018|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , , |

5 of the Most Effective Responses to Kids' Whining

While it’s easy to react to whining, deemed “the most annoying sound in the world,” with frustration or anger, research provides insight into some of the most effective responses.

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16 Fun Games to Play With Toddlers & Preschoolers in the Car

By |2017-09-21T06:14:28-07:00September 20th, 2017|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , , |

16 Fun Games to Play With Toddlers & Preschoolers in the Car

Car rides can be meaningful ways to engage with toddlers and young children. They can help strengthen a playful bond/attachment and grow children’s vocabulary and skills.

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