Promoting Military Family Resilience Through Self-Care

Resilience is a word that military families hear often, so often that it may just sound like a modern buzzword tossed out at briefings and townhall meetings. While the…
Read More
Does My Child Have an Eating Disorder?

Does My Child Have an Eating Disorder?

Anorexia nervosa, binge eating disorder, and bulimia nervosa often begin around age 12 or 13, and they have one of the highest mortality rates among mental illnesses.
Read More

Coping with Your Child’s Bedtime Anxiety and Insomnia

It’s your child’s bedtime and you’re dreading it. Instead of the calm process you wish it was, it’s filled with tears, pleading, and excuses after excuses. Peacefully…
Read More

Could a 504 Plan Help Your Child Do Better in School?

Many parents are familiar with Individual Education Plans (IEPs), which are an important part of the school day for…
Read More
Securing Your Safety Net: How collaborating with your child on a crisis plan can keep all of you safe

Securing Your Safety Net: How collaborating with your child on a crisis plan can keep all of you safe

As we waited for an ambulance to take Eric, still raging, to the hospital, I sunk down to the curb, looking at my fingers, still sticky from pancake syrup. I will never forget what happened next.
Read More
Agoraphobia: What to Look for and How to Help

Agoraphobia: What to Look for and How to Help

Agoraphobia - the fear of being in public spaces - is the intense fear a person experiences when exposed to a threatening situation, along with the tendency to avoid situations or environments perceived as threatening.
Read More

5 Healthy Habits to Promote Mental Wellness for Military Families

It’s a new year, and that means it’s a perfect time to reflect on our habits and goals for ourselves and our family – especially around mental wellness for your family.…
Read More

Parenting Through Winter Break And Starting the New Year Strong

The end of the year is approaching, which means we are already halfway through the school year. Holiday parties, special religious celebrations and services, snow days,…
Read More