Tips to Reduce Holiday Stress Part II

Tips to Reduce Holiday Stress Part II

by Lori Lite They know when you are sleeping,  they know when you’re stressed out! The American Psychology Association noted that 39% of children feel sad and worried when their parents are stressed. Holidays bring heighten emotions and challenges. A little...
4 Tips to Reduce Holiday Stress

4 Tips to Reduce Holiday Stress

By Lori Lite Updated November 28, 2018 Stress is contagious…but so is joy! The American Psychology Association noted that 91% of children are aware of parent stress.  Most holidays, but especially at the end of the year holiday time bring an increase in...
Have a Stress Free Holiday with Teens

Have a Stress Free Holiday with Teens

By Cindy Springsteen and Lori Lite As the Christmas and Hanukkah seasons are approaching us quickly, we are faced with our teenagers being home for the holidays and the question of how to have a stress free holiday with teens. This is a very exciting time for teens,...
Teacher Gift Ideas!

Teacher Gift Ideas!

by Lori Lite Each year we ask our friends for good teacher gift ideas. This year I asked teachers and found out that teachers do NOT want one more ceramic apple with an adorable worm peeking out and they do not want your favorite  perfume. A study published  in the...
Helping Children Avoid Holiday Meltdowns

Helping Children Avoid Holiday Meltdowns

The holiday season brings with it family, traditions and memories that last a lifetime. It can also bring unwanted stress, added responsibilities to an otherwise already busy schedule and for children it can mean holiday meltdowns. Lori Lite, a childhood anxiety...
Holiday Stress! Are children affected?

Holiday Stress! Are children affected?

by Lori Lite “The mind and body affect each other. Unmanaged stress can affect children physically, socially and emotionally. It is worth exposing children to relaxation techniques.” — Patricia Arcari, PhD, RN, Associate in Medicine, Harvard Medical School/ Mind Body...