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  1. Fact Finder: Strange Thoughts

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      More info sheets Author: AnxietyBC   As children grow and mature, they may pose unusual questions or make odd comments. For example, your child may ask about death and the afterlife, or science and nature, as well as express quirky ideas such as believi ...

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  2. Fact Finder: Talking to Your Child about Anxiety

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      More info sheets Author: AnxietyBC   Children and teens may not recognize that what they have been experiencing is anxiety. Some youth think the way they are feeling and acting is normal or expected. Often, overly studious or perfectionistic youth belie ...

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  3. Fact Finder: When Anxiety is a Problem

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      More info sheets Author: AnxietyBC   Anxiety is a normal emotion that is essential for survival. Specialists in child development have noticed that certain fears are more common at certain ages and stages of life. Most parents are familiar with stranger ...

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  4. Fact Finder

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      More info sheets Author: AnxietyBC   If you are struggling to help your anxious child, and possibly managing your own anxiety as well, starting to arm yourself with the facts and creating a plan of action may offer you some initial relief. Although the ...

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  5. Anxiety at Home: Accommodating Anxiety

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      More info sheets Author: AnxietyBC   Accommodation, also called enabling, occurs when you give in to your child’s anxiety rather than letting your child tolerate some discomfort and learn to use coping tools. Accommodation is commonplace in families of ...

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  6. Anxiety at Home: Addressing Excessive Reassurance Seeking

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      More info sheets Author: AnxietyBC   Children and teens look to their parents, teachers and trusted adults for information about the world around them, enabling them to reach expected milestones and mature into adulthood. However, for some children and ...

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  7. Anxiety at Home: Coping with Back to School Anxiety

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      More info sheets Author: AnxietyBC   Anxious feelings are normal and expected in children and teens returning to school, changing schools, or for first-timers starting kindergarten. This transition can be stressful and disruptive for the entire family. ...

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  8. Anxiety at Home: Coping with Nightmares

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      More info sheets Author: AnxietyBC   Nightmares can cause problems for both parents and children, not just because they interrupt everyone’s sleep, but because depending on your response, nightmares can contribute to difficulties with sleep onset and/or ...

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  9. Anxiety at Home: Happy Home

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      More info sheets Author: AnxietyBC   Happy Home: The power of predictability Like adults, anxious children and teens prefer to have a sense of control in their lives. They do not cope well with a disorganized, "spontaneous" family style. They ...

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  10. Anxiety at Home: Healthy Child

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      More info sheets Author: AnxietyBC   When a child has anxiety, life as you know it can come to a grinding halt with daily rhythms and routines lost in the chaos. Parents may find themselves arguing more with each other, letting a child get out of househ ...

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