Children and families are finally resuming some of their pre-pandemic activities, such as summer camp, vacations and in-person school. For some kids, this return will also trigger separation anxiety.
While eating disorders have been relatively common in teens for decades, the coronavirus pandemic has exacerbated the conditions that sometimes lead to unhealthy eating.
Sibling bonds are important and spending time with siblings can be fun! At the same time, it can be upsetting when siblings are loud, have too much energy or touch our belongings without asking.
As children learn and grow, one of the most helpful skills they can have in their toolkit is being resilient. This is how you can help.
Our job as parents is striking the delicate balance of teaching our children to be afraid of things that can actually harm them while not instilling too much fear and anxiety.