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Books to Comfort Anxious Children: Thankful

Comforting Anxious Children’s Soothing Story Selection 2 By Janis D. Gioia, MAEd. Anxious children and the holidays. Not always a good combination. The holiday season makes many children more anxious and stressed than festive and blessed. For many children, especially those with anxiety, autism…

November 15, 2017
Body Mind Spirit

How Nature Heals Anxious Children

A World of Worries Children today are more than aware of the tensions in the world. News of terror attacks, bombings, school shootings and other frightening events are almost inescapable, even for the littlest ones. Graphic images linger in many children’s minds, haunting them…

May 11, 2017
Mind Spirit

How Therapy Dogs Comfort Children at Home and In Clinical Settings

Parents of children with anxiety, autism spectrum disorders or sensory processing disorders sometimes tell me they think there’s a missing piece. Something more they could be doing.  A therapy they should be trying.  A strategy that would just click and calm anxiety, encourage communication…

March 10, 2017