Don’t let tech safety slip
The group of parents now raising tweens is the last to grow up — basically — without the Internet. The good news is that, having received our first email addresses on dinosaur systems as college students, we DO know how the web works. We all have Facebook (well almost all of us), plus most of… Read More »
7 Ways to Help an Angry Child
If you are raising a child whose angry outbursts have become a problem, here are 7 techniques to help your child when they are feeling angry.
The Burnout We Can’t Talk About: Parent Burnout
Anyone can experience burnout, even parents! If you are a parent and are experiencing burnout you are not alone, nor does that make you a “bad parent”. Learn more about what parental burnout is and the consequences it may have if you don’t prioritize taking care of yourself.
Margaret Champine, M.AMargaret Champine, M.A I’m Maggie and I am so happy you have found CARE Counseling. Alfred Adler said “The hardest thing for human beings to do is to know themselves and to change themselves.” - this is important perspective to consider when you begin a therapeutic relationship. I am regularly in awe of the courage… Read More »
Family relationships and Type 1 diabetes
A diagnosis of Type 1 diabetes can affect the whole family. It’s important to listen to, and communicate with, all members of your family – especially any other children – and get help and support if you or anyone else needs it. Sibling rivalry While you’re getting to grips with your child’s diabetes, it’s easy… Read More »
In the Spotlight: Sports and Type 1 Diabetes
Sports used to be a big part of Jonathan Tengi’s life. The 14-year-old from Allendale, NJ, played soccer, basketball and baseball, and swam on a team during the summer. Then Jonathan was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. His active schedule came to a complete halt — he even missed the last soccer match of the… Read More »
3 Major Ways to Tackle Stress in Your Life
Everyone agrees: Stress is terrible. It’s the thing that keeps you awake at night and unable to enjoy your day. Sometimes stress helps us prioritize the things that need doing now, but more often than not, it’s a terrible feeling that sucks the life out of you. At its worst, stress can increase your chances of… Read More »
Rules Of The Road For Succeeding In College With A Mood Disorder
By Sharon Carnahan, Ph.D. You’ve done it! High school is over and it’s time for college. Everyone is just so proud… and you’re alternating between wildly optimistic and sure of certain failure. As a person with a diagnosed mood disorder, you just barely survived high school—and that’s no exaggeration. Maybe you’ve accumulated a list of experiences that… Read More »
Preventing Mental Health Effects Of Divorce On Children
By Michelle Manno Researchers have found that teachers and other school personnel may show bias against children in divorced families without even realizing it. This bias can impact expectations about a student’s academic, social and emotional functioning. Even though children are amazing in their ability to navigate the changes and challenges of life, students who experience… Read More »
Can Social Media Save A Life?
By Ryann Tanap Like many who have social media accounts, I regularly check my timelines and feeds for intriguing articles, updates and happenings. Two years ago, I was mindlessly scrolling through one of my accounts before going to bed and one post immediately stood out among the rest: It was a suicide note. Frantically,… Read More »