Parenting a child with anxiety can be difficult at times.  It can raise our own fears and anxieties.  Keep reading to find out more about children and anxiety. Children and Anxiety All children experience anxiety at some point. Normal anxiety and nervousness appear when children are faced with unfamiliar or challenging situations, and a sensitive…

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Someone with an eating disorder life’s prime focus is his or her weight. Everything they consume they look for calories, grams of fat and weight, which gives them a sense of being in control. Anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge-eating disorders are three chronic eating disorders. Anorexia nervosa is severe weight loss due to extreme…

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Signs and Symptoms People with anxiety disorders have difficulty with every day activities.  Signs and symptoms of an anxiety disorder are very similar to regular anxiety that anyone can experience but to a greater extent. This includes a racing heart, a dry mouth and sweating. The feeling of dizziness and nausea are threatening to overwhelm you…

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The New Baby The new baby has arrived and everyone around you is excited and wanting to see the baby.  You were expecting to have the baby blues and have some emotional times during the first few days, but what you didn’t expect was the lingering feelings of sadness. If the baby blues don’t go…

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It is that time of month when kids and families are gearing up for going back to school.  The summer fun is coming to an end and back to school shopping has started.  For some returning to school is an exciting time, you get to see friends who you haven’t seen all summer, you are…

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We sometimes think that kids have a carefree life. They are kids after all, playing, laughing, running around. We see ourselves as adults carrying the stress of the family, we have deadlines to meet, activities to get the kids to and yet we forget that how we are feeling and acting can impact our kids.

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