COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions by Parents

COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions by Parents chris@pixljuice.com April 17, 2020 Parenting, Teens/Children In a short period of time our world has rapidly changed as a result of COVID-19. It’s normal to feel worried, uncertain, and overwhelmed. It is important for us as parents to be our child’s sounding board, but do we know what that […]

How to Help Your Child Deal with Their Anger

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How to Help Your Child Deal with Their Anger chris@pixljuice.com November 24, 2019 Anger, Teens/Children Many parents believe in the same myth: if they do everything right, their children will be happy. But that’s not how childhood works. No matter how much you love your child or how much you give to them in the […]

Finding the Sweet Spot: Is Your Child Over-Scheduled?

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Finding the Sweet Spot: Is Your Child Over-Scheduled? chris@pixljuice.com November 10, 2019 Parenting, Teens/Children Families are busy these days. Between a parent’s busy home and work life, and kids in school with after-school activities, it can be hard to figure out a balance. Certainly activities outside of school will enrich your child’s life, but at […]

Why You Should Care What TV Your Kids Watch

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Why You Should Care What TV Your Kids Watch chris@pixljuice.com October 28, 2019 Parenting, Teens/Children Back when many of us were growing up, our parents would yell at us to shut the TV off and go outside and play. Parents of generations past knew that fresh air and sunshine were ultimately healthier than watching the […]

Child Abuse: Recognizing the Signs

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Child Abuse: Recognizing the Signs chris@pixljuice.com September 15, 2019 Teens/Children Every year, an estimated 700,000 children are abused in the United States; and every day, five children die because of child abuse. While these statistics are alarming, you may be even more surprised to learn that when children report abuse to an adult in their […]

How Meditation Can Help Your Child’s ADHD

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How Meditation Can Help Your Child’s ADHD chris@pixljuice.com August 25, 2019 ADD/ADHD, Teens/Children Attention-deficit-hyperactivity-disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common developmental disorders experienced in children. Unfortunately, there currently are limited options when it comes to safe and effective drug treatment. And even with suitable pharmacological interventions, many parents don’t like the idea of putting […]

How to Tell if Your Child is Being Bullied

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How to Tell if Your Child is Being Bullied chris@pixljuice.com August 11, 2019 Teens/Children If you think back to your own childhood, you remember there are generally two types of kids: The bully and those that the bully bullies. Most of us fell into that second group of kids. And don’t think for a minute […]

How to Talk to an Angry Teenager

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How to Talk to an Angry Teenager chris@pixljuice.com July 28, 2019 Addiction, Anger, Parenting, Teens/Children It’s well known that the teen years are the most trying time for parents. It may seem like their rebellion is personal, and that they’re determined to make your home life miserable; but in reality, this is a natural process. […]

4 Exercises to Help Teach Young Children Mindfulness

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4 Exercises to Help Teach Young Children Mindfulness chris@pixljuice.com July 14, 2019 Teens/Children Mindfulness is the practice of being aware of your body and feelings in the present moment. If you’re silent for a moment, you will notice the subtle smell of your freshly washed clothing, the sound of your breathing, and watch a small […]

How to Help Children Understand Terrifying Events

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How to Help Children Understand Terrifying Events chris@pixljuice.com June 16, 2019 Teens/Children As a parent, your job is to make sure your kids grow and develop in a safe and healthy environment. While it’s possible for you to control your immediate environment – your home –  it’s simply not possible to ensure the greater world […]