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GoZen: 8 Ways a Child’s Anxiety Shows up as Something Else

8 Ways A Child’s Anxiety Shows Up as Something Else October 9, 2018 by Renee Jain Icebergs are deceiving because what you see on the surface is usually only a small fraction of what lies below. Observing the behavior of an anxious… Continue Reading →

Social and Emotional Competence

“There’s a lot to learn when you’re a kid. Patience and problem solving. Paying attention. How to make decisions and understand emotions. How to be kind. Children learn lessons like these every day by watching and listening to those around… Continue Reading →

Five for Families

There are 5 Strengths that can help your family prepare for life’s challenges. Every family faces challenges. And every family has strengths they can draw on when things get tough. Tantrums and tough questions, a demanding job or a family… Continue Reading →

Raising a Thinking Child

Raising A Thinking Child  (RTC) is an evidence-based parenting program for parents and caregivers of children 4 to 7 years (give or take) that was developed and researched by Dr. Myrna Shure. RTC has demonstrated effectiveness in developing interpersonal cognitive… Continue Reading →

Prevent Cyberbullying

Cyberbullying is bullying that takes place over digital devices like cell phones, computers, and tablets. Cyberbullying can occur through SMS, Text, and apps, or online in social media, forums, or gaming where people can view, participate in, or share content…. Continue Reading →

UW-Extension:Living with Your Teenager

As a parent of a teenager or a pre-teen, you may find it helps to realize that these normal struggles occur in every family. Once you know that, you an relax more and worry less about how your children are… Continue Reading →

UW-Extension: eParenting®

Research shows that digital media can be a positive and powerful parenting tool. eParenting® provides parents and other caring adults ways to connect with children and adolescents using digital media. Developed by educators from the University of Wisconsin-Extension Family Living Programs,… Continue Reading →

UW-Extension – Parenting and Family Relationships

UW-Extension Parenting and Family Relationships. Trustworthy resources to improve the quality of family life. Helping communities respond to issues such as childhood obesity, financial security, and aging. Providing leadership for policies that help children, youth and families succeed. Increasing knowledge… Continue Reading →

Family Meetings

You may have heard people talk about holding family meetings and wondered what they were or why families would schedule formal times to meet and talk. At first glance, it may appear to be unnecessary. However, after considering the fast-paced… Continue Reading →

Stop Bullying

StopBullying.gov Bullying Definition Bullying is unwanted, aggressive behavior among school aged children that involves a real or perceived power imbalance. The behavior is repeated, or has the potential to be repeated, over time. Bullying includes actions such as making threats,… Continue Reading →

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