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How to Help a Depressed Teenager

By Katie Malinski
Published June 20, 2015
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Depression is a serious disease that affects adults, teenagers, and children. Everyone has had periods of sadness in their life, perhaps due to a death or a loss, so how does a parent recognize when things have gone beyond a temporary bout of the ‘blues’?

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Is Your Child Sleep-Deprived?

By Kate Raidt
Published June 17, 2015
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Research has proven that babies and children who do not receive adequate sleep each night are at high risk for obesity, misbehavior, ADHD and lower IQs

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How mass media is affecting your child


Published June 12, 2015
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Do your kids regularly play video games, watch TV, use the internet, iPod or cell phone? Parenting Coach Katie Malinski LCSW discusses how mass media can tremendously affect your child’s behavior.

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5 Words Every Child Needs to Hear

By Dr. Patricia Nan Anderson
Published June 12, 2015
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A couple of college football coaches have asked their athletes this question over the last 30 years: “What is your worst memory from playing youth and high school sports?” You might be surprised by the answer.

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ADHD: The difference between an energetic child and one with a true “disorder”.


Published June 11, 2015
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Pediatrician Jennifer Helmcamp discusses the difference between an energetic, slightly hyperactive child and a child with a true disorder such as ADHD.

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Chores-teen-girl
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Chores Without a Challenge: 8 Tips for Getting Help Around the House

By Dr. Patricia Nan Anderson
Published June 9, 2015
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“I don’t want my child to do as she’s told. I want her to do things without being told!” So how do you get there? How do you get your child off the couch and into being helpful? Let’s talk about what you can do, starting today.

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Roadtrip! Ten Tips for a Happy Backseat

By Dr. Patricia Nan Anderson
Published June 7, 2015
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Remember that you’re taking children on this trip, not just more baggage. Help the trip to be about the getting there as much as it is about the destination and you’ll all have a great time!

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“Mom! He’s Bothering Me!”

By Dr. Patricia Nan Anderson
Published April 12, 2015
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We call it “sibling rivalry” but mostly this is sibling bickering. Kids engage in sort of a low level of sniping, bothering and sabotage that grates on adult nerves. How can you lower the level of antagonism between your kids and get them to settle their own affairs most of the time?

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depressed-teenager
 ARTICLE

How to Help a Depressed Teenager

By Katie Malinski
Published June 20, 2015
Tags: , , , ,

Depression is a serious disease that affects adults, teenagers, and children. Everyone has had periods of sadness in their life, perhaps due to a death or a loss, so how does a parent recognize when things have gone beyond a temporary bout of the ‘blues’?

Read more >
Child-Sleeping
 ARTICLE

Is Your Child Sleep-Deprived?

By Kate Raidt
Published June 17, 2015
Tags: , , , , , , ,

Research has proven that babies and children who do not receive adequate sleep each night are at high risk for obesity, misbehavior, ADHD and lower IQs

Read more >
love-watching
 ARTICLE

5 Words Every Child Needs to Hear

By Dr. Patricia Nan Anderson
Published June 12, 2015
Tags: , , , , , ,

A couple of college football coaches have asked their athletes this question over the last 30 years: “What is your worst memory from playing youth and high school sports?” You might be surprised by the answer.

Read more >
Chores-teen-girl
 ARTICLE

Chores Without a Challenge: 8 Tips for Getting Help Around the House

By Dr. Patricia Nan Anderson
Published June 9, 2015
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“I don’t want my child to do as she’s told. I want her to do things without being told!” So how do you get there? How do you get your child off the couch and into being helpful? Let’s talk about what you can do, starting today.

Read more >
200299935-001
 ARTICLE

Roadtrip! Ten Tips for a Happy Backseat

By Dr. Patricia Nan Anderson
Published June 7, 2015
Tags: , , ,

Remember that you’re taking children on this trip, not just more baggage. Help the trip to be about the getting there as much as it is about the destination and you’ll all have a great time!

Read more >
Brother and sister start a fight with each other
 ARTICLE

“Mom! He’s Bothering Me!”

By Dr. Patricia Nan Anderson
Published April 12, 2015
Tags: , , ,

We call it “sibling rivalry” but mostly this is sibling bickering. Kids engage in sort of a low level of sniping, bothering and sabotage that grates on adult nerves. How can you lower the level of antagonism between your kids and get them to settle their own affairs most of the time?

Read more >
Dropping out
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Why Kids Drop Out of School

By Dr. Patricia Nan Anderson
Published April 12, 2015
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In America’s big cities, the high school dropout rate is as high as 50% and it’s not much better in …

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Risky Business: Teens & Substances

By Dr. Patricia Nan Anderson
Published April 8, 2015
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Kids who “turn to drugs,” as the phrase goes, don’t do it to be delinquent or even to experience the high or buzz. The first time is more social or experimental. And once kids are past the first time, the second time is easy. That’s why using is such a risky business.

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How mass media is affecting your child

Published June 12, 2015
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Do your kids regularly play video games, watch TV, use the internet, iPod or cell phone? Parenting Coach Katie Malinski LCSW discusses how mass media can tremendously affect your child’s behavior.

Play >
Screen Shot 2012-05-07 at 11.58.35 AM
 VIDEO

ADHD: The difference between an energetic child and one with a true “disorder”.

Published June 11, 2015
Tags: , , ,

Pediatrician Jennifer Helmcamp discusses the difference between an energetic, slightly hyperactive child and a child with a true disorder such as ADHD.

Play >
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How to handle a defiant teenager

Published March 13, 2015
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Does your teenager speak disrespectfully to you? Parenting Coach Katie Malinski LCSW role plays with Kate Raidt how to handle a defiant or disrespectful teenager.

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Siblings fighting: How much is too much?

Published February 28, 2015
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Dr. Patricia Nan Anderson and Parenting Coach Katie Malinski LCSW discuss with Kate Raidt the difference between normal sibling squabbles – and when sibling fighting or rivalry has gone too far.

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What to do and say when your child is being bullied

Published January 25, 2015
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Do you have a child who is being bullied? Not sure what to do? Parenting Coach Katie Malinski role plays with Kate Raidt on how to talk to your child (and the school) when you find your child is being bullied.

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Sugar and hyperactivity in kids

Published November 16, 2014
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Some parents swear that sugar doesn’t cause hyperactivity in their children. See what nutritionist Cheryl Forberg and pediatrician Jennifer Helmcamp have to say about children, sugar and hyperactivity.

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Reading Behavioral Signs in Kids

Published November 6, 2014
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Parenting Coach Katie Malinski LCSW coaches the parents of an 8-year old boy on how to read behavioral signs and help eliminate misbehavior and tantrums.

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Is Junk Food Causing ADHD, Depression or Other Mental Health Conditions?

Published September 11, 2014
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Can sweet drinks, cookies, chips, crackers, sodas and processed foods really be that bad? Nutritionist Cheryl Forberg and Pediatrician Jennifer Helmcamp discuss how junk food has a greater impact on your mental health than you might think.

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