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School Start Times and Teens’ Sleep Needs

By |2019-10-23T10:05:01-07:00October 22nd, 2019|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , , |

School Start Times and Teens' Sleep Needs

This week, California was the first state to pass a law delaying school start times for middle and high school students.

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The Teenage Brain: Risky or Ready to Learn?

By |2019-09-17T13:45:22-07:00September 16th, 2019|Categories: cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , , , |

The Teenage Brain: Risky or Ready to Learn?

Parenting teenagers isn’t always easy, but how do we make sure that our parenting strategies don’t rob teenagers of the practice their brains so desperately need?

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The Top 5 Questions Asked by New College Parents

By |2019-07-24T01:05:08-07:00July 23rd, 2019|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , , |

The Top 5 Questions Asked by New College Parents

A professor offers advice for college-bound families.

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Three Common Mistakes in Parenting

By |2019-06-26T13:14:25-07:00June 25th, 2019|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , , |

Three Common Mistakes in Parenting

Failing to give children family responsibilities, being a “friend” instead of an authority figure, and letting the culture raise your kids are 3 avoidable parenting errors.

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Sibling Bullying: Call It By Its Name

By |2019-06-10T21:04:03-07:00June 10th, 2019|Categories: cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , , , |

Sibling Bullying: Call It By Its Name

All too often parents and even mental health providers overlook the negative impact of sibling bullying. It needs to be recognized and more fully addressed.

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The Brave New World of Gender Identity

By |2019-05-23T21:01:43-07:00May 22nd, 2019|Categories: cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , , |

The Brave New World of Gender Identity

For a generation that claims to not be into labels, they sure are coming up with a lot of them, especially when it comes to sexual and gender identity.

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When Children Say #MeToo

By |2019-05-23T13:29:40-07:00May 22nd, 2019|Categories: cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , , , , |

When Children Say #MeToo

There are so many internal and external factors that prevent children from talking about sexual abuse. When they do, our initial reactions are critical.

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The Cost of Parental Stress

By |2019-05-09T13:29:38-07:00May 8th, 2019|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , , |

The Cost of Parental Stress

Parents endorse the idea that child-centered, time-intensive, hands-on parenting is best. But while enrichment is great for kids, it can come at a cost if it comes with stress.

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