How to tell the difference between fatigue and depression, and where caregivers can turn for help.
Helping Young Athletes Handle the Pressure
when kids in sports feel serious pressure, it can take a real hit to their well-being. learn what parents should watch for and how to help.
The Benefits of Equine Therapy
We spoke to Hallie Sheade, co-founder of S.T.E.P.S. With Horses about equine therapy and their work with children and adults from Dallas-Fort Worth.
How to Help a Friend Dealing With Anxiety
How can you tell when your friend could be dealing with anxiety, and can you help? We spoke to a licensed counselor about what you can do.
Starting the Conversation With Your Teen About Suicide
it’s important for parents to talk to their kids about pressures and stressors and how they’re coping with it all—but how do you start a conversation with them about suicide?
22 Telecounseling + Teletherapy Options in DFW
Need someone to talk to? (Other than those who you’re quarantining with?) We hear you.
What Princes and Princesses are Teaching Our Kids
Disney princesses and princes have changed for the better, but are there some messages in princess culture that affect kids in a negative way?
In Youth Sports, Yelling Doesn’t Help Your Kid
Most parents and coaches want the best for their kids by being supportive, interactive role models, helping children have fun while reaping the benefits of playing sports. And that’s what children want out of sports too. But sometimes, adults get carried away with the excitement of a big moment.
Three Success Factors for ABA
Every parent has an “imagined future” for their child, a vision for their child’s major milestones such as grade school,…
Are You Suffering From Postnatal Depletion?
Dr. Oscar Serrallach has published a “revolutionary” new guide to restoring postpartum health in new mothers. But how concerned should we be?
3 Ways to Pamper Yourself in the New Year—All Under $10
Treat yourself in 2019 with these self-care picks that feel indulgent—but won’t break the bank.
McKinney ISD’s Live Kind Initiative is Designed to Improve School Culture
McKinney ISD Superintendent Rick McDaniel launched the McKinney ISD Lives Kind Initiative (“Live Kind” for short) to make sure his students experience—and extend—kindness daily. The initiative aims to promote compassion throughout the district, from students to faculty members.
What to Know About Anxiety and Your Child’s Behavioral Issues
Anxiety disorders are tough to diagnose in kids, but they’re more common than you think.
New Year, old habits? Here’s how to really that grand goal into your “mission accomplished!”
How to Help Your Kids Cope with Holiday Depression
Tune into the radio or flip through TV channels for long enough and you’ll likely hear the refrain, “It’s the…
These Lovejoy High School Seniors Are Running for a Good Cause
Lovejoy is a fitting name for the 5A Collin County high school where three seniors are raising awareness on an…
These Wearable Bands Will Track and Treat Your Child’s Autism-Related Anxiety
Step aside, Fitbit. New wearable technologies are making it easier than ever to track and treat your child’s anxiety.
Teaching Your Children to Love Themselves
Helping your child build a positive, healthy self-image starts with being nicer to yourself.
The Anxiety Link
Next to the fridge in Hilda Ruiz’s kitchen, a calendar reminds her 12-year-old-son Daniel of upcoming appointments—swimming lessons for him…
In the short term, having a parent who is addicted to drugs or alcohol can make a child lose his sense of self. He may be embarrassed to bring friends home. Long term, children with parents who suffer from addiction have an increased incidence of academic problems, mental illness, criminal behavior and early use — and abuse — of the same substances that bind and restrict their parents.