Has Your Preteen or Teen Lost Their Motivation For School?

2021-01-08T13:02:01-05:00Categories: 05_Wellness Support|Tags: , |

Has Your Preteen Or Teen Lost Their Motivation For School? Here Are Some Tips To Help Them Get It Back Ten months of dealing with a pandemic takes a toll on a child.  Zoom fatigue, the loss of social connections, and all the challenges of virtual learning can easily dampen young people’s spirits and motivation.  So, how ... Click Here to Read More

Mindfulness Exercises for Kids

2020-12-18T16:49:16-05:00Categories: 05_Wellness Support|Tags: |

Mindfulness Exercises for Kids to Try at Home Mindfulness has wonderful benefits for the emotional health of children. Helping children to be present in the moment and self-aware helps them to understand and regulate their feelings, develop self-control, and to make good decisions for themselves. Here are a few easy activities for children to try at home ... Click Here to Read More

Free, Virtual Emotional Support Resources for Families and Children

2020-12-18T15:45:54-05:00Categories: 05_Wellness Support|Tags: |

Free, Virtual Emotional Support Resources for Families and Children During the COVID-19 Pandemic The NJ Hope and Healing Crisis Counseling Program (CCP) at MHAEM have provided us with information about their services and resources. Please share. Funded by FEMA/SAMHSA, the CCP is for anyone who has been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. There services are free, confidential, ... Click Here to Read More

What Is Mindfulness?

2020-12-18T13:32:04-05:00Categories: 05_Wellness Support|Tags: |

What Is Mindfulness? Parents and caretakers, you may have heard the term “mindfulness”, but what does it mean, and how can it help you? Mindfulness has many benefits and can really help us in times of stress: Karla Rivera, Psy.D What Is Mindfulness? As we continue to face these difficult times, “mindfulness” has become a buzzword, but ... Click Here to Read More

Managing Your Anxiety and Your Kid’s Too!

2020-12-14T12:26:09-05:00Categories: 05_Wellness Support|Tags: , |

Managing Your Anxiety and Your Kid’s Too! Are you a worrier? Do you find yourself going over things in your mind, constantly wondering how things will turn out, if you’ll be okay? This is anxiety. Anxiety is our body’s way of signaling danger- it triggers our fight or flight response. Therefore, when there is danger, it serves ... Click Here to Read More

Helping Your Child With Separation Anxiety

2020-12-14T11:34:24-05:00Categories: 05_Wellness Support|Tags: , |

Helping Your Child With Separation Anxiety Learning from home may mean your preschooler is with you most of the time. Your child is not  having the experience of putting on their little backpacks and heading out the door to preschool.  Before the pandemic, preschool meant learning fundamental academic lessons, but also an important skill-  children learn that ... Click Here to Read More

Zoom Fatigue and Kids: How to Help

2020-12-07T10:45:03-05:00Categories: 05_Wellness Support|Tags: , |

Zoom Fatigue and Kids: How to Help “Zoom fatigue” is a new phenomenon researchers are observing as we all find ourselves having to use virtual platforms on a regular basis. Psychology Today describes it as the exhaustion we experience from video chatting. It affects adults and kids too. Video chatting can be more tiring to us because ... Click Here to Read More

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