Who has more anxiety? You or your tech-savvy child?

Who has more anxiety? You or your tech-savvy child?

As you may know, I am an ancient cyber mom trained in behavioral science at U.C. Berkeley. My sons are grown, 35 and 29 years old. I left a career in technology (circa 2004) when my youngest hit middle school and devices landed in the hands of youth. I wanted to...
If food and body image are an issue for your child, it’s time to get educated

If food and body image are an issue for your child, it’s time to get educated

Our guest blogger, Terryann Sanders, LMFT, CEDS, has been in private practice treating individuals with eating disorders for the past 15 years. Most recently she co-founded and opened the Eating Disorder Collaborative, a group of independent clinicians that have come...
Five habits of anxiety-proof families in a cyber-powered world

Five habits of anxiety-proof families in a cyber-powered world

A recent report by Pew Research Center indicates that anxiety and depression are among the top concerns for teens. According to the feature, the total number of teenagers who recently experienced depression increased 59% between 2007 and 2017, and the rate of growth...
Tips to help youth succeed academically while dealing with emotional and social challenges

Tips to help youth succeed academically while dealing with emotional and social challenges

As the Executive Director of an online public school, I’ve seen so many children who were previously struggling because they felt like square pegs forced into round holes. As parents, we can all relate to the age-old challenge of trying to fit in at school, while the...