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5 Ways We Teach Kids to NOT Trust Their Gut

Recently I wrote an article on teaching kids concepts beyond stranger danger. Several people left comments about this great book called The Gift of Fear by Gavin de Becker which talks about gut instinct. I remember vaguely seeing the author on Oprah Winfrey a long time ago.

I love absorbing new information, so I quickly got the audio version and listened to it on my way to work. I fell in love with the book and devoured the second book,


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5 Ways Caring Parents Make Teen Anxiety Worse

Your happy-go-lucky child has turned into an anxiety-ridden teen. It is a painful thing to watch. Activities that were once enjoyable are now avoided. Going to school is a daily miracle. Instead of driving to the mall, you are driving to the doctor with mysterious stomach issues.

Teen anxiety is not only debilitating for your teen, it is debilitating for the whole family. So how do you make this nightmare go away? How do parents help with teen anxiety?

You can start off by learning what...