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PSP 084 : How Mindfulness Can Help Anxiety

9/18/2018
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When you have anxiety or OCD – one of the biggest struggles is battling your thoughts. Constant thoughts. Nagging thoughts. Crippling, scary, overwhelming thoughts. They never stop. Teaching kids how to use mindfulness to cope with this relentless barrage of worries can be incredibly helpful. Mindfulness can help anxiety and OCD in many ways. I’ve invited Jodi Aman, a psychotherapist, author and Youtuber to come on the show and have a chat with me about how to use Mindfulness with our kids....

Duration:00:31:06

Great Free Resource to Handle Behaviors!

9/16/2018
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I just wanted to let you know about this awesome free workshop that is happening this week! Calm the Chaos Workshop is offering video lessons (that you can watch anytime this week) to help you learn how to deal with difficult behaviors. Click here to sign up - it's not too late. Lesson one is already out. Also - join my private Facebook study group I created just to talk about this workshop. Join me here.

Duration:00:02:45

PSP 083 : How Pets Can Help Kids with Anxiety or OCD

9/11/2018
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Finding things that help kids with anxiety or OCD can be a challenge. Kids don’t always like to use the tools they are given and sometimes it can feel like nothing is helping. One unexpected thing I have found to work incredibly well is...pets! Furry ones, wet ones, ones that tweet and ones that bark. Any and all pets can help kids with anxiety or OCD. The post PSP 083 : How Pets Can Help Kids with Anxiety or OCD appeared first on AT: Parenting Survival for All Ages.

Duration:00:33:24

PSP 082 : How to Help Anxious Kids Successfully Start the New School Year

9/4/2018
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There are three words that can stop a parenting raising an anxious kid dead in their tracks. Back. to. School. Gulp. Going back to school is almost a universal struggle for those of us raising anxious kids. Anxious kids have a hard time transitioning. They have a hard time separating, they have a hard time with stomach upset. All of which goes into high gear the minute school starts up again. The good news is there are some things you can do proactively to make the first day and the first...

Duration:00:31:01

PSP 081: Coping with the Stress of Parenting a Child with Anxiety or OCD | Interview with Kevin Ashworth

8/28/2018
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There is nothing harder than watching your child struggle. Unfortunately when you are parenting a child with anxiety or OCD you do a lot of that. And I mean a lot! The post PSP 081: Coping with the Stress of Parenting a Child with Anxiety or OCD | Interview with Kevin Ashworth appeared first on AT: Parenting Survival for All Ages.

Duration:00:42:53

PSP 081: Coping with the Stress of Parenting Kid with Anxiety & OCD | Interview with Kevin Ashworth

8/26/2018
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There is nothing harder than watching your child struggle. Unfortunately when you are parenting a child with anxiety or OCD you do a lot of that. And I mean a lot! To make matters worse, many of us bring our own anxiety and stress to the table, completely compounding the issue! We feel frustrated that our kids have to go through this. We feel overwhelmed that they aren’t communicating. We feel guilty that we grow impatient at their behavior. I often talk about how to handle our own parental...

Duration:00:42:53

PSP 080: Empowering Kids with Anxiety & OCD to Help Themselves. An Interview with GoZen! Creator Renee Jain

8/21/2018
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It can be so hard to watch your child struggle with anxiety or OCD. Perhaps you have read all the books and taught your child all the skills, but they are still not empowered to work on their issues. Empowering kids with anxiety or OCD can be an uphill battle. The post PSP 080: Empowering Kids with Anxiety & OCD to Help Themselves. An Interview with GoZen! Creator Renee Jain appeared first on AT: Parenting Survival for All Ages.

Duration:00:34:36

PSP 079: Helping Kids Who have All or Nothing Thinking

8/14/2018
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Do you have a child with all or nothing thinking? If you do, you know what a rollercoaster ride that can be! I am having the WORST day. Fast forward two hours. I am having the BEST day ever! It is enough to give you whiplash. Seriously. The post PSP 079: Helping Kids Who have All or Nothing Thinking appeared first on AT: Parenting Survival for All Ages.

Duration:00:27:45

PSP 078: Children Hoarders: Signs of Hoarding and How to Help Hoarders

8/7/2018
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Do you have a “saver” at your house? A child who finds treasures on street corners and everywhere in between? It is normal for kids to love to collect things like rocks, leaves and small toys - but when does it cross the line? When are you dealing with children hoarders? This week on the AT Parenting Survival Podcast we are dishing the dirt on how to tell the difference between developmentally appropriate behavior and hoarding behavior. I also talk about some concrete ways to help children...

Duration:00:25:44

PSP 077: An Interview with Kelly Anderson, The Director of Unstuck: an OCD Kids Movie

7/31/2018
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All too often kids with OCD feel like they are crazy, weird and alone. This couldn’t be farther from the truth. In fact roughly 1 out of every 200 kids has Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Luckily there is a movement to help educate the world on what OCD is and how to effectively treat it. As part of this goal, Kelly Anderson and Chris Baier created the documentary Unstuck: an OCD Kids Movie. The post PSP 077: An Interview with Kelly Anderson, The Director of Unstuck: an OCD Kids Movie...

Duration:00:34:07

PSP 076: Help Kids with Anxiety & OCD Using the CPS Model

7/24/2018
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Last week I had the pleasure of interviewing Dr. Ross Greene, the best-selling author of The Explosive Child. He is the originator of the Collaborative & Proactive Solutions (CPS) Model. We talked about how to help kids with anxiety and OCD using his approach. Many people have asked me how his CPS model fits within the approaches of Exposure Response Prevention (ERP) and other strategies we often talk about on my site, in my podcast and on my youtube channel. To help with this I have...

Duration:00:46:34

PSP 075: Interview with Dr. Ross Greene, Author of The Explosive Child and the Creator of the CPS Model

7/17/2018
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Do you ever wonder why your child keeps doing the same things no matter how much discipline you throw at him? Do you struggle with getting your partner to see that your child isn’t trying to be difficult? If these are some of your struggles you have to dive into Dr. Ross Greene’s work! The post PSP 075: Interview with Dr. Ross Greene, Author of The Explosive Child and the Creator of the CPS Model appeared first on AT: Parenting Survival for All Ages.

Duration:00:41:16

PSP 074: If you are Raising an Anxious Child – You Need to Hear These 5 Things!

7/10/2018
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Raising an anxious child is hard. I mean really hard. I get it, I have three of them. I also get it because anxious kids and exhausted parents come into my office day after day. I hear the same stories over and over. I see the same struggles rearing its ugly head. You are not alone. The post PSP 074: If you are Raising an Anxious Child – You Need to Hear These 5 Things! appeared first on AT: Parenting Survival for All Ages.

Duration:00:26:43

Helping Anxious Kids with Self-Regulation & Sensory Overload

7/5/2018
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What do you get when 39 seasoned sensory and self-regulation educators, therapists and parents come together to offer their best products and resources? A crazy deal! See for yourself - check it out here. The much anticipated Sensory Super Bundle is available for only a few days! This year it is crazy! If you have a child with sensory or self-regulation issues this bundle is so worth it. The post Helping Anxious Kids with Self-Regulation & Sensory Overload appeared first on AT: Parenting...

Duration:00:15:04

PSP 073: Anxious Kids with Sensory Processing Issues: Advice, Resources & The Best Sensory Toys!

7/3/2018
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Anxiety and sensory issues are like peanut butter and Jelly. They exist alone, but where you find one, you’ll often find the other. Unfortunately, anxiety can increase sensory issues and sensory issues can increase anxiety. This can feel like a never-ending vicious cycle. So how are you supposed to handle your child’s sensory struggles? What’s the best approach? What are the best resources? What are the best sensory toys? We spend most of our time talking about anxiety, but today it is all...

Duration:00:36:21

PSP 072: Helping Kids with Anxiety & OCD Survive the Summer

6/26/2018
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The stress of school is finally over! No more homework battles, no more school refusal! Just pure relaxation. But summer isn’t always as easy as it seems for kids with anxiety and OCD. When a child is not busy with after school activities, projects and huge assignments, their mind is available for other things. And more often than not those “other things” aren’t pretty. New anxiety themes pop up. New compulsions surface. Old What Ifs take hold. When there are no distractions anxiety and OCD...

Duration:00:23:56

PSP 071: Are You an Introverted Parent Raising an Extroverted Kid? Tips on How to Survive!

6/19/2018
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You like quiet. You like calm. You like a slow pace. Enter parenthood. Screaming children. Play dates. Birthday parties. Constant interaction. This can be beyond overwhelming for an introverted parent. But what if that was just the beginning? What if that little bundle of joy was an extroverted bundle of friendliness? What if your introverted self gave birth to a foreign species. A species you know nothing about? The post PSP 071: Are You an Introverted Parent Raising an Extroverted Kid?...

Duration:00:37:53