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...]

5 Reasons You Should NOT Be Everything to Your Kids

Moms are some of the most passionate people I know, especially when it comes to our babies. At any point, we are ready to be our kid's playmate, help with school projects, be their biggest cheerleader and even fight for them, if we have to. So many moms work to become everything their kids need in order to shelter them from any potential storm; be it fear, loneliness, sadness … [Read more...]

Overly Critical Parent Part II

In my first article about overly critical parents I talked about the consequences and long-term effects of being an overly critical parent or a child of an overly critical parent. In this article I will discuss how to avoid being a critical parent. Most of the time, I don't think overly critical parents are coming from a malicious place. I think that perhaps their past hurts or … [Read more...]