Helping Your Child With Social Anxiety

At LifeSkills4Kids, we are passionate about helping young people with their social anxiety challenges.  As parents, we want our kids to be happy, content and enjoying the adventure of growing into adults.  In an ideal world, this would be easy for us and our kids to accomplish, it’s not always quite so simple though. Does your

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Helping Kids With Social Anxiety

As parents, we worry if our young people are nervous or anxious about things that happen in every day life.  To begin with, it is a good idea to ask several questions: 1. How can we go about helping kids with social anxiety? 2. How can we use the benefit of our experience to help our young

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10 Things Kids Say That Indicate Your Child Is Anxious (and How To Help Them Manage Their Anxiety)

Written By Deb Hopper, Occupational Therapist Anxiety can show up in a myriad of ways and many children slip under the radar, go untreated, and are often misunderstood by their parents, teachers and peers. Often children’s anxiety symptoms are misunderstood as “behavioural” issues. Being clingy, complaining, vigilant, or reacting or hitting peers on the playground

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Helping Kids With Anxiety

As adults, we all imagine that kids are carefree and have nothing to worry about.  Helping kids with anxiety is a really important tool to have in your parenting toolbox.  Some kids have a constant level of anxiety and others experience situational anxiety.  Check out this article on anxiety in kids. Sometimes we can have

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Reducing Back To School Anxiety

Written By Deb Hopper, Occupational Therapist How To Reduce School Anxiety in Children When Transitioning Back To School The summer holidays can be a carefree, fun-packed time of adventure and shared experiences which neither kids nor parents want to end.  It can be very tempting (and rightly so!) to make the most of every day

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