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Telling the kids, you are separating

Separation to any degree is a stressful and emotive time Separation is not just a life-changing event for you and your partner but it is also one for your children.  This is no

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Parents play an important role in helping their children learn how to have healthy sexual relationships.

Parents of LGBTQ children often feel especially uncomfortable and unequipped when they try to educate them about sex and dating. Here are the top 3 reasons why parents won’t talk

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Helping Kids with Anxiety: Strategies to Help Anxious Children

Childhood anxiety can worsen as children grow. How can you help your child manage anxiety on their own? When childhood anxiety is heightened, it’s natural for parents to go into

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‘Gut feel’ is a thing

Have you ever noticed that feeling of nausea in your stomach when someone asks you to do something that is outside your comfort zone? Maybe you get those butterflies in your tummy

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What Is Social Anxiety?

When fear of how you appear gets in the way of functioning When you’re a teen you start being more aware of what other people think. There seems to be a “right” thing to wear or

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What to Do (and Not Do) When Children Are Anxious

How to respect feelings without empowering fears When children are chronically anxious, even the most well-meaning parents can fall into a negative cycle and, not wanting a child

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The Negative Voices in Your Teenager’s Head - 7 ways to quiet them

This is what a teen might say to you about his or her self-talk "I’m mad. I don’t know why. Sometimes I wake up mad; other days it creeps up on me. I don’t like it. It doesn’t

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Life can be like a roller coaster

Life can be like a roller coaster – sometimes it’s great and thrilling and sometimes it’s just scary and stomach-churning! Have you noticed how some people approach life with

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"I can't do it!"

"I can't do it!" ... and even when your child finally does do it, you will still hear the declaration "that doesn't mean I really can do it." It doesn’t seem to help to tell them

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Anxiety and Change - our hot tips!

It is often said that the only constant in life is change! And sometimes with change comes anxiety. We asked 3 of our KidsLink experts to provide their hot tips for helping

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