4 ways to help your child deal with anxiety naturally

4 ways to help your child deal with anxiety naturally

“Dr. Linda. Are there natural ways to help my child deal with her anxiety naturally?” Last week’s blog talks about the causes of anxiety and how to recognize those symptoms in kids. If you have recognized symptoms of anxiety in your child, finding...
Is my child overly anxious?

Is my child overly anxious?

What is anxiety? Stress is when children are worried or uncomfortable about something. In small doses, stress can be helpful, such as the stress children feel when they learn to ride a bike or how to swim. Anxiety, on the other hand, is when these worries interfere...
Sibling Rivalry – Part Two

Sibling Rivalry – Part Two

“Dr. Linda, James my 3-year-old was almost potty trained when I brought my new baby girl home. Now he won’t even go near the potty! I’m so frustrated. What can I do? Is this sibling rivalry?   This is definitely your three-year-olds way of showing...
Dealing with Sibling Jealousy – Part One

Dealing with Sibling Jealousy – Part One

“Dr. Linda. Since I brought my new baby boy home from the hospital, my 3-year-old has become very naughty and is doing all sorts of things she knows she’s not supposed to do! What is going on? Is this sibling jealousy? What should I do?” What’s...
Three Fun, Easy Ways to Prevent Temper Tantrums

Three Fun, Easy Ways to Prevent Temper Tantrums

“Dr. Linda, my 3 1/2-year-old son Manny is throwing a lot of temper tantrums since his baby sister was born. Is there anything I can do to prevent this?” It’s very normal for Manny to feel jealous after his sister gets home from the hospital. After...