October 27th, 2014 | 0 Comments

Children, Clothes – Stress Less

Children, clothes, and stress show up in a variety of ways that ultimately test our patience and creativity.

What kind of kid do you have?

Complainer- Complains about everything you can think of and takes a long time to get dressed.

October 13th, 2014 | 0 Comments

Fall Pumpkin Activity

Note to Readers: I fell in love with this fall pumpkin activity. Creativity meets relaxation as my artist friend Rita mixes colors and imagination with stress management. 

Hey all you fantastic Stress Free Kids! Rita Ross and the PocketPeople here, making a quick aPPearance to share an easy and stress reducing fall project.

September 2nd, 2014 | 2 Comments

Kids-School-Anxiety

by Lori Lite

Kids back at school can mean an increase in anxiety for parents and children. The Anxiety and Depression Association of America calls anxiety disorders the most common mental illness in the U.S., affecting 40 million adults and one out of eight children. The effects of anxiety can be far-reaching and paralyzing for children.

June 30th, 2014 | 2 Comments

Summer Fun Teaching Children Patience

by Lori Lite, Founder/author of Stress Free Kids

Did you ever wish your children had more patience? Do you remember the days when you yourself had more patience? Summer fun can be a valuable lesson for teaching children patience.

May 9th, 2014 | 3 Comments

Creating Creative Kids

Note to Reader: When we have creative kids we tend to smile a lot! Creativity is a joyful dance in the energy of solution. Creativity can be used to solve problems or create a new visualization for relaxation. It is a brain activity that we can all access and it’s easy to foster creativity in our children. Thanks to Reading Kingdom for sharing the following tips with us.

May 2nd, 2014 | 2 Comments

Are Teens Addicted to Cell Phones?

by Cindy Springsteen

As a parent of two teens, cell phone use is a hot topic. Growing up in the type of world that we live in now, I cannot imagine how my parents ever survived without keeping in touch with me.

April 28th, 2014 | 0 Comments

Shark Tank Entrepreneur Relaxes Children Across the Globe

Lori Lite, Shark Tank Entrepreneur and author of new parenting book “Stress Free Kids,” is releasing her relaxation message for children in Spanish, Turkish and Japanese.

Partnering with domestic and international publishers, Lite is able to show parents around the world how to help their children cope with stress and anger while increasing self-esteem. 

March 28th, 2014 | 3 Comments

Is Technology Stressing our Kids?

Note to Readers: I don’t know if technology is stressing our kids, but I do know that technology has added a new paradigm to the many facets of parenting. I do know that taking my teen’s screens away would destroy her academically and socially.  I do know that keeping up with the various forms of interaction, communication, and learning has made me feel like I have one more full time parenting job. It is always challenging to be the transitional generation.

March 11th, 2014 | 5 Comments

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 psychological research and theory. Jo lives with her husband and three daughters in the UK. She is passionate about helping parents make mealtimes happy again.

February 16th, 2014 | 2 Comments

Winter Olympics #OlympicMoms Yoga Fun

Winter Olympics #OlympicMoms and #OlympicDads can look to Olympic athletes for inspiration and motivation to introduce yoga for stress management. Many Olympic athletes use yoga in an effort to prevent injuries, improve their center of balance, and increase their range of motion.