Ten Tips for the Holidays

In addition to his wonderful book, Robert Emery has a website offering parents Ten Tips for the Holidays, a Children’s Bill of Rights. These are tips that could be applied all year long and help parents find the best way to structure difficult times, such as holidays, birthdays, etc.,...

Controlling Anger Before It Controls You

We all know what anger is, and we’ve all felt it: whether as a fleeting annoyance or as full-fledged rage. Anger is a completely normal, usually healthy, human emotion. But when it gets out of control and turns destructive, it can lead to problems—problems at work, in your personal...

Children and Anxiety

How to talk to kids about anxiety. Sometimes being able to name what troubles you is half way to solving it. Remember the story of Rumpelstiltskin? This kid friendly article can help you the parent start a conversation with your child about when worrying become a habit called ‘anxiety’....