5 Habits for a More Mindful, Healthy Approach to Life

5 Habits for a More Mindful, Healthy Approach to Life

Confession: I am starting to feel stressed out by the relentless calls for “mindfulness” in my life. Yet we all need something — whatever we want to call it — to keep ourselves focused, productive, and, yes, happy, in our roles as parents.
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A Parent’s Guide to Battling Teen Suicide

A Parent’s Guide to Battling Teen Suicide

Suicide is the second-leading cause of death between ages 10 and 34, according to the National Institute for Mental Health.
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Supporting Your Child During a Military-Related Separation

Between deployments, TDYs, training in the field, and preparing for missions at training centers, frequent separations are a common reality for military families. This can…
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How Self-Care Can Make You a Better Parent

How Self-Care Can Make You a Better Parent

How do you keep the effects of stress at bay so you can be a better, healthier parent? One of the best ways to manage stress is to make self-care a priority.
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Mental Health Support for Your Child at School – Who’s On the Team?

When children are struggling with mental health issues, their performance at school is often one of the first indicators. Your child’s teachers are in the unique position…
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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…
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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.
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Coping with Your Child’s Bedtime Anxiety and Insomnia

Coping with Your Child’s Bedtime Anxiety and Insomnia

If your child has difficulty waking up in the morning or is sleepy during the day, these may be signs that your child is not getting adequate sleep. Other signs include mood swings, irritability, decreased attention span, and memory problems.
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