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Tag: anxiety
My son is afraid of Santa Claus
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December 8, 2015  |  Written by M. Rodrigo Brao

Going to visit Santa this Christmas will be mission impossible. Just the notion of having to sit on the lap of the man with the white beard and red suit and hand him a letter, makes your son cry and plead for you to take him in your arms. While you thought it was a good idea, let´s face it, your son is afraid of Santa Claus! So, what can we do to help him overcome this situation? Keep reading. Here, at The Toy Blog, you´ll find out.

Do kids today have too many social commitments?
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November 4, 2014  |  Written by Carlota Nelson

Last month we spoke about how parents should be aware and recognize whether their children are overwhelmed by too much activity and homework in a post called  “Extracurricular classes, are they really that good?” and “Homework after School”Overwhelmed children tend to feel tired, anxious and sad. They complain about headaches or stomachaches, they don´t sleep well, lose their appetite and they fall behind at school. Too many extra curricular classes and too much homework not only affects their grades but the quality time they spend with family and friends, something they need for their emotional wellbeing.

How to get rid of Back-to-School Blues
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August 28, 2014  |  Written by Carlota Nelson

Whether it´s going to school for the very first time, beginning a new grade or starting at a new school, changes can cause anxiety, even if they are highly anticipated.  This is not only true for children but for parents as well. Adults must also adapt to the new school year. But with a good attitude and a bit or preparation, you´ll learn to experience this transition as something positive. Keep reading to learn how you and your family can have a great back to school this year.