What Teachers Should Know About Kids With Anxiety

Anxiety is something that is very difficult to understand, whether you're an observer or it affects you directly. At times, it's like a scary monster that seemingly comes out of nowhere.  Your heart races, your palms get sweaty, a lump develops in your throat and you get this urge to run for your life, but you can't figure out why. It can be quite scary even for an adult, so … [Read more...]

Overly Critical Parents

Many of us have grown up with an overly critical parent; constantly wondering if anything will please her or why it always has to be "her way or the highway." Children of overly critical parents feel as if that parent can never be satisfied, no matter what they do. Typically, this type of parent has the best intentions, but their need to control the outcome can backfire in a … [Read more...]