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Parents' Social Anxiety May Raise Kids' Risk for Anxiety Disorder by Medline Plus Posted Wed 07 Nov 2012 5:00pm Parental behaviors linked to risk include a lack of affection and too much criticism, study shows Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Anxiety , Child Mental Health , Parenting Read on »
Military Children Struggle With Anxiety and Stress During Deployments Just As At-Home Parent by Linda Posted Tue 08 Dec 2009 12:00am If you are a military family, you now the struggles that can exist. It’s always hard on the spouses left behind during deployments but do you think about what it does to children long-term? A new study shows that children whose parents are deployed appear to have more emotional difficulties, stress, anxiety and problems within the family ... Read on »
Homework Headaches: How to Reduce Stress and Frustration between Parents and Children by Nicole Beurkens Posted Tue 01 Oct 2013 9:00am Homework Headaches: How to Reduce Stress and Frustration between Parents and Children October 1, 2013 By Courtney Kowalczyk, M.Ed. For many families, the hustle and bustle of the after-school time can be stressful for both parents and children. Kids come home, want a snack, and need to get the wiggles and giggles out while we as pa ... Read on »
Caregiver Stress and Parenting your ADHD child by adhdmomma Patient Expert Posted Thu 06 Jan 2011 12:00am This is a repost of an entry previously posted on the Easy to Love but Hard to Raise blog , which focuses on the difficulty of parenting children with all sorts of behavioral, emotional, and other 'invisible" disabilities. I'm reposting it on this blog because I think it pinpoints something that we all struggle with: stress and its impact on ... Read on »
Stress In Parents Linked To Obesity In Kids by Len S. Patient Expert Posted Mon 22 Oct 2012 12:24pm From WebMD….. One in three kids in America is overweight or obese, and having stressed-out parents may be contributing to these rates, a new study suggests. The more stress the parents report, the more likely their children are to be overweight or obese, the research shows. Why? For starters, stressed-out parents and caregivers are ... Read on »
Emotional Habits: Managing the Stress of Caring for Aging Parents by David S. Patient Expert Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 4:28pm The drama of our aging parents takes place in an emotional landscape, an environment that can overwhelm us without warning or apparent logic. We seem to be bobbing corks on an angry ocean of feelings that ambush us time and again. No matter how composed we appear to be to the world, most of us wind up with what I term “emotional habits.” E ... Read on »
Tips to Reduce Stress as a Single Parent by Brett - Sheer Balance Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Mon 30 Aug 2010 9:01am Being a parent is challenging enough, but being a single mom or dad can make it much more stressful. If we don’t properly manage our stress, we can become less effective as a parent, but also in life. In order to enjoy being a single mom or father, here are a few tips to reduce stress: Say No and Set Boundaries: One of the most importa ... Read on »
What stresses parents of special-needs children? by Louise Posted Thu 16 Jul 2009 12:00am A new study provides some unexpected results Parenting kids with disabilities is stressful. But sometimes pulling apart what elevates parent stress, and how factors related to different types of disability contribute to parent stress, is trickier. In a study published in the journal Autism this month, moms of preschoole ... Read on »
Great Giveaway Opportunity and Stress Tips for Parents! by Susan H. Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Wed 23 Mar 2011 7:58am An education and research organization, the Institute of HeartMath , is sharing free tips to help parents, kids, teachers and caregivers reduce stress. On Friday they will also be giving away great prizes to participants on their Facebook page as part of a trivia and giveaway series. The tips and giveaways are part of the Institute of HeartMat ... Read on »
New Town, New School: How Parents Can Ease the Stress of Transition [Teen Article] by Vanessa Van Petten Patient Expert Posted Tue 20 Oct 2009 10:00pm Dana is a 15-year-old from Scarsdale, NY. She enjoys reading, playing tennis, and watching Friends.             Some teens have spent their whole lives in their hometown; it’s where they took their first steps, learned to tie their shoes, and learned to ride a bike. Other teens have lived in two, three, or maybe even as many as seven diffe ... Read on »