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5 Ways To Help Your Child Manage Social Anxiety

If your child is afraid to fail, make mistakes, let others down or be embarrassing, they’re likely struggling with some form of social anxiety. This mental health condition can prevent them from adopting a growth mindset, trying new things, taking risks and connecting with others. Luckily, there are ways to help your child manage social anxiety so they can take life by the reins and embrace their full potential. 

5 Ways to Help Your Child Manage Social Anxiety

1. Use the PACE Model

Engage with your child and help them feel safe by using the PACE model. This method stands for Playfulness, Acceptance, Curiosity and Empathy, all of which you should rely upon when interacting with your child. For instance, if your child is nervous about meeting new people, you can use playfulness to lighten the mood and help them feel open and relaxed. Meanwhile, you can practice unconditional acceptance in regard to your little one’s wishes, feelings, thoughts and perceptions to make them feel safe.  [Read more…]

How To Help Your Child Start Their Own YouTube Channel

YouTube is one of the most popular social media platforms for children. According to Statista, 80% of surveyed parents with children under 11 years of age stated their children watch YouTube, with 53% of them watching YouTube videos every day. The YouTube “Made for Kids” section also gets 11 million weekly users. If your kid(s) obsess over YouTube videos, then it’s no surprise that they’ll eventually want a channel of their own. 

How To Help Your Child Start Their Own YouTube Channel

Having their own YouTube channel allows them to express their creativity, learn how to responsibly navigate a social media platform, and even allows them to tap into their entrepreneurial spirit. With that in mind, here’s how you can help them get started:   [Read more…]

Infant Sleep And Its Relation With Cognition And Growth

Description: Sleep is the most important part of a baby’s life. Here, we’ll provide you with science-backed information about an infant’s sleep and how it impacts cognitive development and physical growth. We’ll also discuss how to get a baby to sleep.

Infant Sleep and Its Relation With Cognition and Growth

We, as new parents or parents-to-be, must consider numerous factors to enable our kids to grow and develop properly. We know everything about the best baby stuff and toys, the most responsible of us are even aware of such things as diapers expiration (wow!). But what do we know about the most important part of every baby’s life – sleep?  [Read more…]

These Sneaky Snacks Might Be Hurting Your Child’s Health

As a parent, you care about your child’s health and you want to see them flourish in whatever ways they can. This means that they more than likely need healthy food to fuel them while they go about their business in growing up strong. While there are lots of healthy foods your kids can snack on, there actually happen to be a lot of snacks that, while appearing healthy, aren’t the best for your kids’ health and development. Just like many companies market food to kids because certain snacks are exciting and taste good, many foods are made to appear healthy even when they aren’t.

These Sneaky Snacks Might Be Hurting Your Child's Health

If you’re curious about what sneaky snacks might be bad for your child’s health, there are a few that might surprise you. While some of the snacks are a bit more obvious, some of them might actually take you by surprise. If you’re looking to get your child’s diet a bit more in shape, here are a few snacks you may want to keep on the lookout for.  [Read more…]