13 Powerful Phrases to Help an Anxious Child Calm Down

If your child struggles with anxiety, you know the challenge of finding the right things to say when he or she is worried. It’s not easy to connect without making the fears worse, while at the same time offering support and encouragement. Are you curious how you can help calm an anxious child? Today, my good friend and parent coach, Nicole from …

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How Domestic Violence In One Home Affects Every Child In A Class

Every Monday morning at Harvie Elementary School, in Henrico County, Va., Brett Welch stands outside her office door as kids file in. “The first thing I’m looking for are the faces,” says Welch, a school counselor. She’s searching for hints of fear, pain or anger. “Maybe there was a domestic incident at the house that weekend,” says Welch. “That’s reality …

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Changing the Tune

Jennifer started over for the sake of her young son. Graham was abused as a child… his mission is to support prevention and early intervention so that no other child has to experience abuse.