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10 surprising ways to help an anxious child calm down

When we think about support for anxiety, as with most mental health conditions, we're most likely to think of therapy and other fairly cerebral measures. But when someone is in the midst of an anxious situation, their ability to think and reason is severely impaired because their brain is being flooded with adrenaline. This is [...]

By |2019-11-04T15:04:20+11:00November 4th, 2019|Categories: Anxiety|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

The most powerful family ritual? The bedtime story

This article explores the benefits of bedtime stories, beyond what is known about reading to children generally. The main benefits it relates are psychological: this regular ritual helps kids to wind down, to be comforted, to connect with their parent and to engage their imaginations. It also covers one important physiological benefit, that reading to [...]

By |2019-09-16T13:47:26+10:00September 16th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |0 Comments