Lisa Edwards
Anxious To Go Back To School?

Anxious To Go Back To School?

It’s that magical time of year, with pencils, notebooks, and highlighters decorating the aisles in every store.  That’s right.  It is back to school time!  Every child is groaning, while every parent can’t wait for those new shoes to step into the squeaky halls of...

Help! My Teen Needs Friends

Help! My Teen Needs Friends

Does it seem like your teen is at home…a lot?  They may even be up in that dark cave, called a bedroom, multiple hours a day, only sneaking down to grab some food every so often.  You wonder, shouldn’t they be out with friends?  Is there something...

Easy Tips To Balance Screen Time

Easy Tips To Balance Screen Time

Do you struggle knowing how much time to allow your kids on screens?  You hear the research that kids are supposed to be outside playing and to stay away from devices.  Yet, how do you balance both screen time and outdoor time?   I have totally...

Make Anxiety In Kids Disappear With Gratitude

Make Anxiety In Kids Disappear With Gratitude

change the negative to a positive Negative thinking is a common symptom of anxiety in children.  Unfortunately, negative thinking can cause a cycle that is hard to break out of, leading to more anxious feelings.  One way to fight those negative thoughts is...

How To Know When To Get Your Child A Phone

How To Know When To Get Your Child A Phone

How do you know when to get your child a phone?  When is that magical age?  Over 84% of the world’s population owns a smartphone according to Bank My Cell.  But even more surprising is that in the United states, over HALF of children under 11 have a smartphone reports...

Dealing With Angry Outbursts

Dealing With Angry Outbursts

These are big emotions! It is inevitable that at some point you will deal with an outburst from your child that is usually rooted in anger.  Sometimes you can see the anger building in your child with emotions pouring out.  Other times, your child may go...

Trauma In Children:  How Can A Parent Help?

Trauma In Children: How Can A Parent Help?

Trauma is the emotional response to a terrible event.  It is a perceived threat to your own physical well being or someone important in your life. It can cause a sense of terror or helplessness, which can overwhelm a child.  So how can a parent help a child...