25 of the Best Family Christmas Traditions Your Family Will Remember

25 of the Best Family Christmas Traditions Your Family Will Remember

Looking for unique family traditions? Here are the best family Christmas traditions to jump start Christmas! Find family traditions your kids will remember!

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Ask the Child Therapist Episode 6: How Do I Keep My Kids Safe? The Best Lifesaving Tips.

Ask the Child Therapist Episode 6: How Do I Keep My Kids Safe? The Best Lifesaving Tips.

We all want to keep out kids safe, but how do you do that effectively. Here are the best tips to follow.

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The Ultimate Children’s Bean Bag Chair for Kids: Brentwood Review and Giveaway

The Ultimate Children’s Bean Bag Chair for Kids: Brentwood Review and Giveaway

Is your child a wiggle worm? We’ve had no luck finding a bean bag chair that was hypoallergenic, comfortable and can stand the test of time, until now. Read my review and enter to win one of your own!

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The 13 Stages of Parenting: What Stage are You In?

The 13 Stages of Parenting: What Stage are You In?

Parenting is a roller coaster of emotions. You will pull your hair out, cry and love so hard you’ll forget about the first two. Buckle up and prepare for the 13 stages of parenting.

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Would You Know if Your Child is Having a Problem? Watch for These 3 Signs

Would You Know if Your Child is Having a Problem? Watch for These 3 Signs

Would you know if your child had a problem? Some kids keep their issues private, but there are signs and indicators that there is something going on. Watch for these 3 signs.

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Ask the Child Therapist Episode 4: How Can I Get My Kids to Listen?

Ask the Child Therapist Episode 4: How Can I Get My Kids to Listen?

Are you tired of being ignored? Are you tired of shouting? In this episode of Ask the Therapist, I talk about three simple steps to get your kids to listen. It is time to save your voice and get effective. Wouldn’t that be nice?

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Why Your Husband Doesn’t Spend Time with the Kids and How to Make that Change

Why Your Husband Doesn’t Spend Time with the Kids and How to Make that Change

You feed the kids. You bath the kids. You put the kids to bed. You are starting to wonder why your husband doesn’t spend time with the kids? Here are some reasons why that might be happening and how to change it.

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Turn Your Child’s Attitude into Gratitude: 4 Tips to Teach Your Kids to be Grateful

Turn Your Child’s Attitude into Gratitude: 4 Tips to Teach Your Kids to be Grateful

Gratitude doesn’t come naturally, but unfortunately attitude does. Turn your child’s attitude into gratitude. Teach your kids to be grateful.

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How to Deal With a Child Who is a Perfectionist

How to Deal With a Child Who is a Perfectionist

Are you trying to figure out how to deal with a child who is a perfectionist? Teach your kids to be successful without beating themselves up.

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How Do I Get My Child to be More Independent? A Step-by-Step Guide

How Do I Get My Child to be More Independent? A Step-by-Step Guide

Do you ask yourself, “How do I get my child to be more independent?” Here is a step-by-step guide to get your kids to do things for themselves and develop life skills.

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Do Your Kids Lie? 4 Ways to Avoid Raising a Liar.

Do Your Kids Lie? 4 Ways to Avoid Raising a Liar.

Kids lie. That’s a fact. But, how you parent can make the difference between a stage and a life long habit.

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Your Kids Will Survive If…

Your Kids Will Survive If…

Your Kids Will Survive If… How many of us second guess our parenting every day? How many of us go to bed feeling guilty or inadequate? The madness has got to stop! I talk to awesome parents every day who think they are failing at this whole parenting thing. They aren’t – and you aren’t either. We are all doing the best we can. So, […]

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Consequences Not Working? This Might be the Problem.

Consequences Not Working? This Might be the Problem.

Consequences not working? Are you pulling your hair out wondering why your consequences aren’t working? You are not alone. This is the most popular complaint I hear in my therapy practice. “We’ve tried everything.” I am told. “Nothing works.” Usually, as we dig further, this just isn’t the case. Delivering effective consequences can be a major challenge. Kids are tuned into every crack and inconsistency. […]

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Why I Know My Children are Safe When I Can’t Protect Them

Why I Know My Children are Safe When I Can’t Protect Them

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Wearsafe for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. I often like to cover child safety topics on Anxious Toddlers. We recently talked about teaching our kids safety tips beyond stranger danger. This was a hugely popular article because as parents, we all strive to keep our kids safe. I am often approached to do […]

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5 Unrealistic Expectations People Place on Kids with ADHD

5 Unrealistic Expectations People Place on Kids with ADHD

Kids with ADHD If you are raising or working with kids with ADHD you probably have realized that your typical approaches aren’t working with these kids. I greet exhausted and frustrated parents every week in my therapy office. I hear things like, “He just won’t listen!” And “If it is a video game – he can focus just fine!”   What I have learned, is that caring […]

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