Parenting Resources

Natural Strength Parenting™

  • From Power Struggles to a Powerful Solution A proactive and effective technique that shifts the power struggle to a more positive interaction with both the parent and the child feeling less frustrated.
  • Calming An Anxious Child Nearly all children feel anxious at times, whether it’s imagining a monster under the bed, worrying about their first day of a new school year or feeling uncertain about how to manage a situation with a friend.
  • Body Scan This activity is a great way to do a check in with where you are holding any tension and to help you to minimize the amount of stress that you may be feeling physically.
  • Practicing Mindfulness With Children Research is now beginning to shed light on the power of mindfulness as an intervention for a number of behavioral challenges that children face.

 

BAPC Fast Facts

  • Bullying Bullying can be very serious and can affect your child’s mood, self-esteem, and academic performance.
  • Suicide According to the National Institute of Mental Health, suicide is among one of the leading causes of death in the United States. Fortunately, you are not alone.
  • Transgender Transgender is a broadly used term for persons whose gender expression and identity is different from their sex at birth. It is critical for parents to be supportive of their children as they discover their gender identity.
  • Abuse & Neglect Child abuse and neglect are serious issues that can have a profound impact on a child’s development.
  • Human Trafficking In 2017 the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children responded to over 10,000 reports of possible child sex trafficking. Don’t be a victim.
  • Substance Abuse Substance use and abuse is an issue that impacts millions of adolescents each year in the United States. Alcohol and tobacco continue to constitute the largest percentage of substances used by adolescents.
  • Back To School Back to school time can be chaotic but it doesn’t have to adversely affect your family’s mental health.

 

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