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Nurturing Parenting Sets Teens Up for Healthy Relationships

By |2018-05-11T06:39:53-08:00May 9th, 2018|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , |

Nurturing Parenting Sets Teens Up for Healthy Relationships

New research suggests nurturing parents pass along strategies that help their children build and maintain positive relationships in adulthood. Investigators discovered a supportive, compassionate family environment helps adolescents engage in healthier, less violent romantic relationships as young adults.

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More Than Hour a Day of Screen Time Tied to Teen Unhappiness

By |2018-01-23T15:29:28-08:00January 23rd, 2018|Categories: cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , |

More Than Hour a Day of Screen Time Tied to Teen Unhappiness

A new study suggests teens whose eyes are habitually glued to their smartphones are markedly unhappier, according to  lead author and San Diego State University professor of psychology Dr. Jean M. Twenge.

Twenge, along with colleagues Gabrielle Martin […]

In Fighting Obesity, How Moms Talk to Kids May Make a Difference

By |2018-01-10T23:15:26-08:00January 10th, 2018|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , , |

In Fighting Obesity, How Moms Talk to Kids May Make a Difference

In a familiar scene at a birthday party, a child goes back for a second cupcake or piece of cake, and a parent says he has had enough sweets. But the response may differ family to family. In […]

New Tool Measures Screen Addiction in Children

By |2017-12-05T12:27:24-08:00December 4th, 2017|Categories: cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , |

New Tool Measures Screen Addiction in Children

In today’s technologically driven milieu, it is common for young children to be focused on a screen for hours texting or gaming, lost in a digital world.

New research suggests, however, that the amount of screen time may not be the concern; rather, […]

Spanking Makes Things Worse

By |2017-11-29T01:24:26-08:00November 27th, 2017|Categories: cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , |

Spanking Makes Things Worse

New research finds that spanking young children can lead to an increase in behavior problems. Investigators discovered children who have been spanked by their parents by age 5 show an increase in behavior problems at age 6 and age 8 relative to children who have […]

Mom’s Help Kids Manage Negative Emotions, But What if Mom Becomes Stressed

By |2017-11-28T13:12:14-08:00November 27th, 2017|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , |

Mom’s Help Kids Manage Negative Emotions, But What if Mom Becomes Stressed

Parenting is not an easy task requiring patience, discipline and love. The responsibility is especially challenging for mothers as they often take a leadership role in helping a child learn to manage their emotions.

When children become upset, […]

Dads Are Not Receiving Needed Care for Postnatal Depression

By |2017-11-11T07:05:40-08:00November 10th, 2017|Categories: cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , |

Dads Are Not Receiving Needed Care for Postnatal Depression

Although depression among new mothers is a well-identified condition, experts have only recently understood that some new fathers are also at risk.

A new Swedish study shows that depression among new fathers may be even more common than previously believed. Investigators […]

Less Harsh Parenting Seen as Beneficial for ADHD Kids

By |2017-11-10T18:57:30-08:00November 10th, 2017|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , , |

Less Harsh Parenting Seen as Beneficial for ADHD Kids

New research suggests that parenting styles can influence kids biologically and influence emotional control. Investigators found that less yelling, criticism and other harsh parenting approaches, including physical punishment, has the power to calm children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

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Parent Training Can Improve Behavior, Social Skills for Kids with ADHD

By |2017-10-10T06:05:36-08:00October 9th, 2017|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , |

Parent Training Can Improve Behavior, Social Skills for Kids with ADHD

New research finds a program that focuses on strengthening parenting skills improves symptoms of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in 3- to 8-year-olds.

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill investigators performed a rigorous review of the “Incredible Years® Basic […]

Green Space at School Improves Child Health

By |2017-09-20T09:54:27-08:00September 18th, 2017|Categories: cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , , , |

Green Space at School Improves Child Health

Emerging research points to the benefits of a green environment to relieve stress and enhance physical fitness. A new concept gaining momentum in this realm is green schoolyards.

A growing body of evidence supports the claim that access to safe, natural areas improves […]