Preventing Sports Injuries in Kids

by: Dan Florell, Ph.D.

The parents watched as their 9 year old daughter weaved through the opposing players and scored another goal. Everyone in the stands started cheering and their daughter’s teammates crowded around her to celebrate. Later in the game, their daughter collapsed in pain as she grabbed her ankle. The parents ran out of the stands to go see her. Their daughter had severely sprained her ankle…

How Anxiety Can Be Hidden in Kids

by: Dan Florell, Ph.D.
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“Aren’t those some girls from your class?” asked the father, “You should go over there and say hello.” His seven year old daughter shook her head and said, “I can’t. I don’t know what to say. I am too shy anyway.” The father was not sure what to do next. He just didn’t understand why his daughter was so reluctant to even say hello to…

Flying as a Family with Young Kids

by: Dan Florell, Ph.D.

The parents were a bit nervous. They were flying for the first time with their two children who were one and four years old. The parents had heard nightmare stories from others about their young children flying. This included one child who had run away from her parents while in the airport security line and an infant who cried during the entire three hour plane…

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