Conquering Anxiety with Character Strengths

Contributed by proud mother and writer, Kelly Harbaugh. When you have a child who suffers from anxiety, there is a great focus on what they cannot do. Finding an area in which your child excels... Read More

Giving Your Child’s Anxiety a Name

Contributed by proud mother and writer, Kelly Harbaugh. “Is She Talking Yet?” I looked at the daycare director, puzzled by her question.  My daughter was almost two years old, and she talked a lot.  How... Read More

More Stuff Means More Anxiety: Raising Creators, not Consumers

An opinion piece contributed by community member Karen Banes.   If you spend much time around modern-day children you may have noticed the preoccupation many of them have with their possessions. It’s probably been around... Read More

Heal an Anxious Body before an Anxious Mind

An opinion piece contributed by a caring community member.  It’s tempting to try to use logic to calm our kids down when the worry monster takes over. You may try to reassure your child that... Read More

The Power of Failure

Contributed by musician, animator, and all around great guy, Mallon Khan. Throughout most of my youth, I suffered from anxiety and depression. My fear of failure affected my interaction with people and my capability as... Read More