Posts tagged "Anxiety"

10 Ways to Help Kids Preserve a Sense of Security after the Boston Marathon Bombings

10 Ways to Help Kids Preserve a Sense of Security after the Boston Marathon Bombings
Two days ago, my third grader came home from school and told me, “My friends are really scared because the police haven’t found the person who set off the bombs at the Boston Marathon.”  Then she looked at me earnestly and continued, “If there was a bomb at our school, I wouldn’t stop to put... Read more »

The Amanda Todd Tragedy: Steps to Take to Prevent Cyberbullying and to Manage It After Occurrence

Last Wednesday, 15-yr-old Amanda Todd, a Canadian girl, took her own life in a bullycide that has caused angst and grief around the world.  Just five weeks earlier, Todd had uploaded a 9-minute long YouTube message, in which she detailed the persistent problems with anxiety, cutting, and drugs that have overwhelmed her ever since she... Read more »