Stress

Stress

Nicole Andrews The Cridge Young Parent Outreach Program nandrews@cridge.org   It’s an ugly word. It causes blood pressure to go up and makes your palms sweaty. It can disrupt your day, week or months of your life. It takes energy away from other parts of your...
POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER

POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER

What is Post Traumatic Stress Disorder? Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety disorder that can develop after experiencing or witnessing a major trauma. Children and teens with PTSD can have a number of symptoms after a trauma that fall into three...
Bullying on the Rise for Girls

Bullying on the Rise for Girls

Efforts to combat school-aged bullying in Canada may be working – for boys. Girls, on the other hand, are experiencing an increase in the amount they are bullied, and finding it more difficult to cope with everyday psychological stressors. Unfortunately, the gap...
Juggling

Juggling

  Too many balls in the air. You’ll understand the title when I explain where this is going. So I’m writing this at home while my youngest daughter is on the couch. It’s 2 pm in the afternoon on a school day. Get where this is going? She is home sick. And not...
Cutting: Why Teens Hurt Themselves

Cutting: Why Teens Hurt Themselves

Every year millions of kids deliberately cut their own skin, desperately looking for relief from overwhelming stress, anxiety and insecurity. Learn what’s behind the self-injury problem and how parents can stop the pain. Caia Pattynama hesitated the first time...

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