Vanessa LoBue

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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The Science of Spanking

By |2018-12-12T20:33:40-08:00December 12th, 2018|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , , , |

The Science of Spanking

Spanking has been a common form of discipline for decades. The American Academy of Pediatrics is now recommending that parents don’t spank their kids. Here’s the research on why.

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Motivating Children Without Rewards

By |2018-06-07T08:18:59-07:00June 6th, 2018|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , , |

Motivating Children Without Rewards

Have you ever tried to change your child’s behavior by offering him candy? Stickers? Money for good grades? Here’s what research says about the pitfalls of using rewards.

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The effects of our own media use on children

By |2018-03-07T19:40:58-08:00March 7th, 2018|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , , , |

The effects of our own media use on children

When the average adult spends nearly 5 hours on their cell phones each day, it distract us from paying attention to our children. Here is some new science on how it affects them.

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Surviving mealtimes with a picky eater

By |2017-11-15T19:43:09-08:00November 15th, 2017|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , , |

Surviving mealtimes with a picky eater

Is your child a picky eater? It turns out that many children are, but here are some useful tips backed by research to help curb the picky eater at your dinner table.

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On the importance of cuddling

By |2017-09-19T08:42:11-07:00September 12th, 2017|Categories: cfgctips, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Information, Inspiration, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , , |

On the importance of cuddling

Recently, doctors have been touting the importance of skin-to-skin contact for newborns. Here’s what science says about why touch is so important for babies…and for you.

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What’s so Special about Dads.

By |2017-09-15T23:16:55-07:00June 13th, 2017|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , , , |

What's so Special about Dads.

For Father’s Day, we describe the science of what makes fathers unique from mothers, and the special role they play in child development.

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