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Both parenting a child and being a child are tall orders in today’s climate, and we would like to offer this page as a resource for support and information to help you and your family. We will be sharing tips and strategies to manage COVID-19, along with posts that navigate the numerous challenges that come with raising caring and courageous youth.  Our goal is to add new material that ranges from original content, to great reads and videos from other experts, as well as articles in the mainstream media that offer additional insight.

We welcome your suggestions and feedback, and want to cover a variety of topics to help you and the community learn more. We encourage you to reach out if there are topics you would like us to cover, and questions you would like answered. And, if you find what you see to be helpful, please like our page on Facebook (@CenterForCBT) and tell your friends and family to do the same! We are very excited to be starting this project, and look forward to sharing this information with you.

Praise 101: Shaping Behavior Using Positivity

With the new challenges brought on by the school year, we are all trying to stay positive. But when we find ourselves repeating instructions over and over, it may start to feel like praise isn’t enough. Refining your praise technique to be more consistent and strategic can be the difference between empty words and boosting your child’s self-esteem!

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The Digital Babysitter: Monitoring Screen Time

Coronavirus has brought about a host of stressors for parents, but few as divisive as placing limits around screen time. It can be quite challenging to know how much screen time is too much, especially these days. As school begins, we’ve compiled some information and tips to help you come up with a plan that’s right for you and your family.

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Staying Informed without Drowning in the News

As the pandemic persists, there is always new information for us to absorb in our newsfeeds There is a fine line between helpful and unhelpful media consumption, and the uncertainty of the situation leaves many of us eagerly grabbing our phones for updates. Try these tips to avoid sinking into the trenches of negativity when reading the news.

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