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Back to School Anxiety

Anxiety can be common during the back-to-school time of the year. The shift can be stressful due to many factors including the pressure of academic excellence, the introduction of new structure, social anxieties and hardships, even a change in the home-life routine....

Teen Rejection: How to Respond

Helping teens navigate rejection can be difficult. We want our children to be and feel accepted. So what can we do to help? A recent article in Psychology Today tackled this very question. On Wednesday afternoons I shuttle my son and two friends to their afternoon...

Sharing Anxiety with Your Child

What is it like to raise a child who suffers from anxiety when you suffer as well? A vicious cycle can occur, and oftentimes feel overwhelming and unending. We came across a recent post that articulates some of the struggle, and we wanted to share it with you. If the...

Teens, Screens, & ADHD

We all know teens spend a vast amount of time staring at the screens of their many technological devices. So what does this “activity” do to their mental health? Does it cause ADHD or is it a symptom of ADHD? A recent article in Psychology Today tackled this...