Help! I Had a Panic Attack in Front of My Kids, Now What?

By |2021-06-16T21:15:46-07:00June 16th, 2021|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , |

Help! I Had a Panic Attack in Front of My Kids, Now What?

It can be difficult to talk to children about our own trauma, but we can’t always avoid it. Here are some guidelines on how to do it.

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“My Kid Won’t Go Back to School!” These 4 Letters Are Why.

By |2021-04-08T21:00:18-07:00April 7th, 2021|Categories: cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , , |

Is FOGO the newest childhood mental health crisis? If your child develops FOGO, or Fear-of-Going-Out, there are four simple steps to take to help overcome it.

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The Four-Letter Word Child Psychologists Hate

By |2020-09-30T11:49:47-07:00September 30th, 2020|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , |

The Four-Letter Word Child Psychologists Hate

Parenting a child who is in therapy? Does the “alphabet soup” of diagnoses seem scary? Here’s the number one word to never, ever use with your child.

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An Unprecedented Parenting Opportunity Is Slipping Away

By |2020-06-04T09:51:36-07:00June 3rd, 2020|Categories: cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , |

An Unprecedented Parenting Opportunity Is Slipping Away

Journaling helps children undo the hot/cold empathy gap, teaches them to access their autobiographical self, and can help them develop resilience. Don’t miss this opportunity.

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This Play Tweak Can Supercharge Your Child’s Development

By |2020-05-27T15:44:34-07:00May 27th, 2020|Categories: cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , , |

This Play Tweak Can Supercharge Your Child's Development

Playground play provides more benefits than exercise. It can supercharge a child’s emotional and psychological development in four surprising ways.

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Are Anxious Kids’ Brains Wired Differently?

By |2020-05-05T21:29:23-07:00May 5th, 2020|Categories: cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , |

Are Anxious Kids' Brains Wired Differently?

Anxious children have brains that send stronger signals from the “fear” center of the brain to the “decision making area”. This has implications for therapy and parenting.

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Are You (Accidentally) Teaching Your Teen to Coronaparty?

By |2020-03-31T21:03:52-07:00March 31st, 2020|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , , |

Are You (Accidentally) Teaching Your Teen to Coronaparty?

Wondering why any kid would ever coronaparty? The answer might lie in how they were taught to think about and handle uncomfortable emotions.

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Taking Play Seriously: The 4 Elements of a Good Toy or Game.

By |2020-03-03T21:09:20-08:00March 2nd, 2020|Categories: cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , |

Taking Play Seriously: The 4 Elements of a Good Toy or Game.

Play is a serious business! It is the building block of many neurodevelopmental capacities. Here are four key criteria to consider when choosing games and toys for our children.

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Burned Out Is Not Burned Up: Two Fixes For Parental Burnout

By |2020-02-19T01:20:56-08:00February 18th, 2020|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , |

Burned Out Is Not Burned Up: Two Fixes For Parental Burnout

Feeling burned out as a parent? You’re not alone, and what you are feeling is real. There is hope! New research demonstrates two promising intervention paths for parental burnout.

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A Simple “Switch” to Turn Up Kid’s Attention by 30 Percent.

By |2020-02-12T13:55:04-08:00February 11th, 2020|Categories: cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , |

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Want to increase student focus by 30%? Switch your focus to praise rather than reprimands. Research demonstrates the praise to reprimand ratio is correlated with on-task behavior.

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