Making Math Fun 

Making Math Fun 

Does the mention of math cause you and your children to cringe? Today’s parents, teachers, and psychologists know that making math fun reduces stress and enhances the learning experience. Students all over America are struggling with math and science. In a recent...
Stress In Military Families

Stress In Military Families

Supporting the emotional well-being of our troops and addressing and creating solutions for stress in military families is paramount. Children in military families are exposed to stress levels that could be considered toxic according to The American Academy of...
Get Kids to Exercise

Get Kids to Exercise

By Sandy “Spin” Slade Get kids to exercise and turn fitness into a fun family affair! National Physical Fitness and Sports month is the perfect inspiration to celebrate fitness and get your family moving. You can peak your child’s interest by involving the entire...
Fertility and Stress

Fertility and Stress

You and your partner have embarked on a life-changing journey. You have been trying to start a family and are facing the unknowns associated with conceiving. You wonder about your fertility and the impact stress has on becoming pregnant. Fear of the unknown and lack...
Kids and Power

Kids and Power

Note to Readers: Parenting kids and power go hand in hand. The power struggle becomes evident at the age of 2 when your toddler begins to try exert their own power over you and the world around them. It is never too soon to reflect on how and what you are teaching...
Picky Eater

Picky Eater

Note to Reader: If your child is a picky eater your family might be feeling more stress than needed during mealtimes. Jo shares her practical and accessible approach to picky eating with Stress Free Kids readers. EAF (emotionally aware feeding) is based on...
Winter Olympics

Winter Olympics

The winter olympics is a fantastic platform to teach your children and family stress management and self-esteem building techniques.  I have joined a group of 15 experts (nutritionists, dieticians, therapists, parenting experts, and more) to bring you two full weeks...
Parenting Secret

Parenting Secret

Note to Reader:  Having a schedule or a gentler following of patterns is a wonderful way to help reduce stress for you and your children. I just love how Dawn used the phrase “patterning their days” as a way to explain scheduling. Unpredictability, lack of...