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Learn how to recognize when anxiety is a problem in your child, including the different disorders.

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8 Holiday Survival Tips for Adults With Divorced Parents (BuzzFeed)

‘Tis the season of managing complicated relationships — without hurting feelings or running yourself ragged.

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December 7, 2018

Hot Topics

Coping With Holiday Stress

Let’s just paint a little picture. It’s a picture we already know pretty well, but still every year it seems to take many of us by irritable surprise.

It’s cold outside.

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December 6, 2018

Families

Coping With the Wintertime Blahs

You can also subscribe to this podcast on iTunes, Spotify, Google Play, Stitcher, TuneIn, and most podcast apps.

It’s cold. It’s gray. It’s dark.

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November 30, 2018

Hot Topics

Baby, It’s Gray Outside: Coping with Seasonal Affective Disorder

About that time when the last of the Halloween candy disappears, some of us start to feel down.

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November 29, 2018

Grade School

Playing the Insurance Game: When Is Testing Covered?

John’s mom was perplexed. John’s teacher had suggested he be evaluated because he was having trouble learning to read and paying attention in class.

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November 26, 2018

Grade School

Q+A: Is My Son Hyperactive and Unfocused, or Just Being a Boy?

Question: My child’s teacher told me that she’s worried about my son’s behavior at school. She said he’s hyperactive and unfocused. I think he’s just being a boy.

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November 22, 2018

Clay Center TV

HOME: Bringing Voice to Youth Who Have Experienced Homelessness

Ask your children or the young people in your life:

“What is a home?”

“What do you want to be when you grow

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December 7, 2018

Hot Topics

Coping With Holiday Stress

Let’s just paint a little picture. It’s a picture we already know pretty well, but still every year it seems to take many of us by irritable surprise.

It’s cold outside.

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November 30, 2018

Hot Topics

Baby, It’s Gray Outside: Coping with Seasonal Affective Disorder

About that time when the last of the Halloween candy disappears, some of us start to feel down.

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November 12, 2018

Hot Topics

Q+A: Once You Have Discovered Your Teen is Using Pot, What’s the Next Step?

Question: Once you have discovered your teen is using pot and confronted the teenager about it, what’s your recommended next step?

Answer: It’s not unusual to find out one way or another

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October 25, 2018

Hot Topics

The World Series: A Metaphor For Life

My kids roll their eyes when I tell them that being a sports fan is a lot like life. This is probably because I say it too much.

But just look at our rhetorical metaphors.

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October 23, 2018

Hot Topics

Five Parenting Rules for Coping with the Current Political Climate

It’s not like we needed the recent supreme court hearings to know that things right now are super-tense.

Still, those hearings certainly didn’t help.

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October 10, 2018

Hot Topics

We’re All Connected: What To Think About On World Mental Health Day

Today is World Mental Health Day.

I often find these kinds of distinctions a bit troublesome.

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December 7, 2018

Podcasts

Coping With Holiday Stress

Let’s just paint a little picture. It’s a picture we already know pretty well, but still every year it seems to take many of us by irritable surprise.

It’s cold outside.

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December 6, 2018

Podcasts

Coping With the Wintertime Blahs

You can also subscribe to this podcast on iTunes, Spotify, Google Play, Stitcher, TuneIn, and most podcast apps.

It’s cold. It’s gray. It’s dark.

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November 22, 2018

Clay Center TV

HOME: Bringing Voice to Youth Who Have Experienced Homelessness

Ask your children or the young people in your life:

“What is a home?”

“What do you want to be when you grow

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November 21, 2018

Clay Center TV

Shrinking It Down: Helping Kids with Challenging Behavior

You can also subscribe to this podcast on iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher, TuneIn, and most podcast apps.

Rewards. Punishments. Incentives.

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November 8, 2018

Podcasts

Shrinking It Down: Gaming Disorder

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October 25, 2018

Clay Center TV

Shrinking It Down: Our Greatest Strengths, Part 2

You can also subscribe to this podcast on SoundCloud, iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, TuneIn, and most podcast apps.

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