Don’t be confused. Back-to-school anxiety is REAL, and it happens at every age level. Here are my practical tips to help your child with the anxiety.
We want to raise responsible, well-balanced kids, and failure is a great way of doing it. Failure means teaching kids how to succeed on their own. It’s not just a reframe, it’s the real world. We learn the most from falling down and getting up.
Sleep experts recommend that adolescents get up to 11 hours of sleep a night…seems to me that only on weekends is that possible for most teens. Kids are sleeping on the bus and sometimes they’re sleeping in first and second period, too. We have a generation of sleep deprived kids and we have to respond to this problem.
Many children grow up surrounded and comforted by the love of an imaginary friend. Read more about How imaginary friends work and more insight from Dr. Sheryl Ziegler
Dr. Sheryl Ziegler weighs in, in Washington Post article “There’s such a thing as post-graduation depression. I know: I had it.” Post-graduation depression, therapists say, is understudied and probably underreported.“Young adulthood isn’t a population that is well studied at all. From a research perspective, it’s hard to categorize them,” said Sheryl Ziegler, a Colorado psychologist…
Dr. Sheryl Ziegler was featured on FOX Denver discussing whether or not parents should post photos of their kids on social media. WATCH HERE
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Many families work with a psychologist like Dr. Sheryl Ziegler at the Child and Family Therapy Center at Lowry. She has advice for every age group.