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3 Strategies to Help with Anxiety

3 Strategies to Help with Anxiety

According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, approximately 40 million adults in the United States anxiety disorders. Anxiety can affect you mentally, physically, and socially. Some symptoms of anxiety include breathing rapidly, increased heart rates, gastrointestinal issues, and trouble concentrating. , If you are noticing

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3 Steps To Getting Organized

3 Steps To Getting Organized

For many, Spring cleaning means organizing and decluttering the home. However, for many with ADHD, this might seem like a daunting task. Here are 3 steps to clean the house and keep it organized. Do A Deep Clean: The first step to organizing is to make sure

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Is Your Diet Affecting Your Mood? 3 Questions to Ask Yourself

Is Your Diet Affecting Your Mood? 3 Questions to Ask Yourself

Remember the old saying, “You are what you eat?” This certainly holds true when discussing your diet. Studies have found that adults with ADHD specifically fall under this category, where your behaviors are closely linked to the foods that you eat.  When considering your diet, be aware

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10 Do’s and Don’ts For Your Best Sleep

10 Do’s and Don’ts For Your Best Sleep

Experts recommend getting between 8-10 hours of sleep each night. Sleep is important for your mental, physical, and emotional health. Proper sleep helps to maintain: A strong immune system High energy levels Strong mental health  Better concentration and memory A strong and healthy body  5 Nighttime Do’s 

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3 Proven Ways to Manage Screen Time

3 Proven Ways to Manage Screen Time

The CDC reported that the typical child between the ages of 11-14 spends 9 hours in front of a screen each day. The CDC’s recommendation is that children should be limited to 1-2 hours in front of a screen per day. This recommendation is put into place

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Our Licensed Professional Counselor, Carianne D’Oriano, is now certified as an Intuitive Eating Counselor!

Children’s Wellness and Developmental Center is proud to announce that our Licensed Professional Counselor, Carianne D’Oriano, is now certified as an Intuitive Eating Counselor! Intuitive Eating is a weight inclusive, evidence-based approach to nutrition and a treatment for eating disorders. Intuitive Eating was created by dietitians, Evelyn

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ADHD: A Guide to Emotional Regulation

ADHD: A Guide to Emotional Regulation

Regulating emotions, such as frustration, anger, and sadness is a difficult skill for most individuals. However, individuals with ADHD tend to have difficulties with their executive functioning control, which can make regulating their emotions an even tougher struggle.  What does emotional dysregulation look like? Frustration: Individuals with

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5 Ways to Boost Your Child’s Confidence

5 Ways to Boost Your Child’s Confidence

A confident child is a child who is proud of their abilities and is willing to try new things. Children with positive self esteem are more capable of dealing with frustrating situations and managing difficult scenarios. Here are 5 ways to boost your child’s confidence: Give your

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Does My Child need an IEP?

Does My Child need an IEP?

If your child is struggling in school, developing negative behaviors towards school, or a teacher has expressed concern for your child’s learning, it might be time to see if an Individualized Education Program (IEP) is right for your child.  What is an IEP? The Individuals with Disabilities

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10 Do’s and Don’ts of your Teenager’s Bedtime Routine

10 Do’s and Don’ts of your Teenager’s Bedtime Routine

Providing a bedtime routine is just as important for teenagers as it is for children. According to the AAP, teens aged 13 to 18 should have between 8-10 hours of sleep. Sleep is important for a teenager’s mental, physical, and emotional health. Proper sleep helps to maintain:

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