It's important to get kids with mental health problems the help that they need. Learn about anxiety disorders, ADHD, OCD, dyslexia, and more.
Wondering how to raise an optimistic child? After all, kids who see the glass as half full are better at dealing with life's challenges--and happier too. Here's six tips to help yours develop a sunny outlook on life.
Your kid may have trouble sitting still in the classroom or focusing on assignments, he can still reach academic success following these guidelines.
It's normal for children to have fears and worries, but a surprising number have an actual anxiety disorder that could benefit from treatment. Experts from the Child Mind Institute explain the difference.
It's normal for kids to be anxious from time to time, but how can you know whether your child's worries are cause for concern? Here are smart suggestions from the experts at the Child Mind Institute.
Experts from the Child Mind Institute share the techniques they use with kids in behavioral therapy -- so you can use them at home to improve your own child's behavior.
Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a serious condition that can mean more than the usual winter slump for your kid. Learn what it is, how to spot the symptoms, and what you can do to help your child cheer up.
Here's yet another reason to treat your spouse to that back rub, or let them have their way, or let them sleep in instead of you, or...
More than 400,000 children develop post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) each year. This is what's known about the condition and how to help a child who's suffering.
This anxiety disorder causes some children -- mostly girls -- to nearly completely avoid talking in certain situations, such as school. This is what's known about selective mutism's causes and treatment.
This is how to determine whether your child's problem goes beyond run-of-the-mill sadness, and what can be done to help kids with depression.
I have an anxiety disorder, so I worry a lot--but mostly I worry about passing my anxiety disorder to my children.
There are lots of misconceptions about Tourette Syndrome. This is what experts know about how they affect children and what can be done to help.
For some kids, minor worries turn into full-fledged fears. But with the right approach, you can help your child feel reassured.
Is your kid often anxious before a test or about things she saw on the news? Ease her worries with these low-key strategies.
Bipolar disorder, which usually affects older children, is marked by very specific behaviors. This is how to spot -- and treat -- the condition.
Practicing mindfulness can help kids learn to focus, manage stress, regulate emotions, and develop a positive outlook. Here's how to teach them the skill.
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Nearly all children experience separation anxiety. This is how to help your child cope.
Molly, a mom of two, started having postpartum depression symptoms, such as weight loss and exhaustion, right after she gave birth. In this video, she offers advice for women who are in a similar position.
Children with OCD live in constant fear that something terrible will happen, but with the right treatment they can learn to feel safe again.
Amanda, mom to a 5-year-old son and a 2-1/2-year-old daughter, was overwhelmed and unable to settle in after the birth of her daughter. After seeking help, she was able to overcome her postpartum depression. Learn more about her story.
It's not all bad news when it comes to having children later in life, says our new favorite study.
Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is an anxiety disorder that affects many children -- but the available treatments can make a big difference.
"It's much harder to toggle between mom or dad brain and other aspects of life because the boundaries have all blurred together."
In a recent speech about women's mental health, the royal mama proves princesses aren't perfect parents either!
Kids using social media is fairly inevitable but even just one hour online can make kids less content with their lives.