March 30, 2022

Pandemic Parenting: Myths and Truths about Mental Healthcare

Mental health and illness have historically been treated as taboo topics in society. While we have been taking steps forward in advocating for adequate healthcare, misinformation is still a major issue. If your child is struggling with mental illness, having…


March 30, 2022

Pandemic Parenting: Managing the Hidden Perils of Social Media

Since the advent of modern technology, we’ve seen a major shift in how children and teenagers connect with one another. Pew Research results show that in back in 2018, in a survey of 13- to 17-year-olds, 45% were online almost constantly…


March 30, 2022

Pandemic Parenting: When Burnout Meets Depression

Despite entering a new year, the world has changed little in terms of the COVID pandemic. We continue to deal with new variants, social isolation, and anxiety or worry over our health and that of our families. This has only…


January 7, 2022

Pandemic Parenting: New Year’s Resolutions for the Whole Family

Considering we’ve just survived another year with COVID, making resolutions might seem a bit silly. If anything, most of us are probably busy thinking of ways to distract from the fact we’re still stuck in pandemic mode. However, setting goals…


December 17, 2021

Pandemic Parenting: Medication Safety During the Holidays (and Beyond)

With winter holidays just days away, many of us are preparing to reunite with those we love most. Whether it’s extended families or close friends, it’s safe to say it’s a very exciting time. In our last post, we touched…


December 10, 2021

Pandemic Parenting: Fighting Family Burnout

To say the past two years has been some of the most challenging we’ve faced seems like an understatement. Between health concerns, social isolation, and financial strain, everyone has felt the stress COVID has added to our lives. In fact,…


December 2, 2021

Pandemic Parenting: Managing Stress During Holiday Break

Now that the winter holiday is just a few weeks away, students everywhere are likely counting down the days until they are finished for the semester. In fact, it wouldn’t be unusual for your child to be more distracted when…


November 19, 2021

Pandemic Parenting: Your Children and Trauma

It isn’t a stretch to say that the past two years have caused some degree of trauma for us all. The last global pandemic occurred in 2009 with the H1N1 flu virus, and the toll it took on the world’s…


November 10, 2021

Pandemic Parenting: Handling Anxiety in the New Normal

While we are still in the midst of finding our way out of the global pandemic that changed the world these past two years, we’re taking small steps toward resuming our previous lives. This has included approval for children to…


October 15, 2021

Winter is Coming: End of Year Mood Changes

There hasn’t been much change in weather or temperature here in Texas, but the fading daylight reminds us we’re heading into the last months of 2021. While typically associated with holiday celebrations and winter vacation, this time of year can…


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