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Teenager-angry
 ARTICLE

5 Things Your Teen Wishes You Knew

By Dr. Patricia Nan Anderson
Published August 27, 2015
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Dear Mom and Dad,
I know I’m not easy to live with right now. Quite frankly, you’re not easy to live with either. Here are some clues from my end about what’s going on…

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


Published August 13, 2015
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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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back talk
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Dealing With Back-Talk

By Dr. Patricia Nan Anderson
Published August 7, 2015
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The good news here is that back-talk is a familiar part of the parent-teen/preteen experience. The bad news, of course, is that back-talk is not pleasant and the unpleasantness rubs off on everybody.

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adhd-child
 ARTICLE

Does My Child Have ADHD?

By Dr. Patricia Nan Anderson
Published August 3, 2015
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If you think your child might have ADHD or ADD, the first questions to ask are “why do you think so?” and “what else could cause that?” Let’s take a closer look. But sometimes children who have poor attention and poor impulse control don’t have ADHD or ADD at all. In fact, most kids with behavior problems do not have ADHD or ADD. They just have behavior problems.

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sad-child
 ARTICLE

4 Steps to Help Your Child Cope With Negative Emotions

By Katie Malinski
Published July 19, 2015
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Researchers at University of California, Los Angeles, recently found that verbalizing one’s negative emotions (like fear) helps a person to actually feel less of that emotion. So how can a parent use this information…

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 ARTICLE

Getting Kids to Express Gratitude

By Dr. Patricia Nan Anderson
Published July 16, 2015
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People used to send thank you notes. They sat down in front of a sheet of paper and wrote out by hand how pleased they were with whatever was received and how warmly they think of the sender.

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 VIDEO

Is There Such a Thing as a “Bad Kid”?


Published July 14, 2015
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Parenting Coach Katie Malinksi LCSW answers the question “Is there such a thing as a bad kid?”. Her answer might surprise you.

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How to Get Your Teenager to Open Up and Talk About Their Day


Published July 14, 2015
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Do you find it difficult to get your teenager to talk to you? Parenting Coach Katie Malinski, LCSW, role plays with Kate Raidt on how to get your teenager to open up and talk about their day.

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Teenager-angry
 ARTICLE

5 Things Your Teen Wishes You Knew

By Dr. Patricia Nan Anderson
Published August 27, 2015
Tags: , , , ,

Dear Mom and Dad,
I know I’m not easy to live with right now. Quite frankly, you’re not easy to live with either. Here are some clues from my end about what’s going on…

Read more >
back talk
 ARTICLE

Dealing With Back-Talk

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

The good news here is that back-talk is a familiar part of the parent-teen/preteen experience. The bad news, of course, is that back-talk is not pleasant and the unpleasantness rubs off on everybody.

Read more >
adhd-child
 ARTICLE

Does My Child Have ADHD?

By Dr. Patricia Nan Anderson
Published August 3, 2015
Tags: , , , , , ,

If you think your child might have ADHD or ADD, the first questions to ask are “why do you think so?” and “what else could cause that?” Let’s take a closer look. But sometimes children who have poor attention and poor impulse control don’t have ADHD or ADD at all. In fact, most kids with behavior problems do not have ADHD or ADD. They just have behavior problems.

Read more >
sad-child
 ARTICLE

4 Steps to Help Your Child Cope With Negative Emotions

By Katie Malinski
Published July 19, 2015
Tags: , , ,

Researchers at University of California, Los Angeles, recently found that verbalizing one’s negative emotions (like fear) helps a person to actually feel less of that emotion. So how can a parent use this information…

Read more >
thank you-2
 ARTICLE

Getting Kids to Express Gratitude

By Dr. Patricia Nan Anderson
Published July 16, 2015
Tags: , , , , ,

People used to send thank you notes. They sat down in front of a sheet of paper and wrote out by hand how pleased they were with whatever was received and how warmly they think of the sender.

Read more >
teen-megaphone
 ARTICLE

Behavior is Communication: What Your Teenager is Trying to Tell You

By Katie Malinski
Published July 11, 2015
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Parents who learn how to “translate” teenage behavior will be able to understand and respond in ways that are more effective and more loving.

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Teenager-with-beer
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Teens and Beer: What All Parents Need To Know

By Dr. Patricia Nan Anderson
Published July 7, 2015
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Twenty percent of these teens reported having had their first drink by age 13. Even if your child is a middle-schooler, don’t think that drinking can’t apply to her or to him.

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argue with child
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How To Win An Argument With Your Child

By Dr. Patricia Nan Anderson
Published July 6, 2015
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If you take the time to teach your child how to argue, you will win every time, even those arguments in which you concede that your child is right.

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 VIDEO

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

Published August 13, 2015
Tags: , , , , ,

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.

Play >
Screen Shot 2012-05-07 at 12.21.06 PM
 VIDEO

Is There Such a Thing as a “Bad Kid”?

Published July 14, 2015
Tags: , , ,

Parenting Coach Katie Malinksi LCSW answers the question “Is there such a thing as a bad kid?”. Her answer might surprise you.

Play >
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 VIDEO

How to Get Your Teenager to Open Up and Talk About Their Day

Published July 14, 2015
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Do you find it difficult to get your teenager to talk to you? Parenting Coach Katie Malinski, LCSW, role plays with Kate Raidt on how to get your teenager to open up and talk about their day.

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3 Keys to Parenting Teenagers

Published July 9, 2015
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Parenting teenagers can be a tough job! Parenting Coach Katie Malinski LCSW coaches a mother of five teenagers on the 3 keys to parenting teenagers successfully.

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How to keep a strong relationship with your child during the teenage years

Published July 6, 2015
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Many parents have a strong relationship with their child when they are young, but the child starts becoming distant during the teenage years. Dr. Patricia Nan Anderson and Katie Malinski LCSW share how parents can help keep a close relationship with their kids during the teenage years.

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Challenges with chores: tips for getting kids to help out around the house

Published June 23, 2015
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Parenting Coach Katie Malinski LCSW coaches a single-mother with five teenagers how to get her kids to help out around the house with chores.

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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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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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