child therapy lees summit

Connect to your child Here are four ways to connect to your child. Connection is important in our parent/child relationships.  Kids who feel connected to their parent(s) are more likely to be cooperative. It is challenging in our busy lives to always make time for ideal moments for connection.  Some days we spend a significant…

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Child therapy lees summit

We live in a very fast-paced world now with many things to distract us. Computers, smartphones, tablets, video gaming devices, and television all vie for our attention. These things have made our lives so much easier and more entertaining but at a cost. The cost is our relationship with our children. I have personally witnessed…

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child therapy lees summit mo

With the holiday season fast approaching many of us find our calendars filling up with family get together, child activities, holiday parties, shopping and decorating our homes. For some of us, this time of year is filled with excitement and anticipation as we connect with others and celebrate the season. We look forward to seeing family…

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School Anxiety

Many children anticipate the new school year with excitement and joy as they enter the classroom for the first time or again after a long summer. Others, however, develop a fear of school and parents often struggle with ways to help their children overcome their anxiety about entering the school building. Below are five things…

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ADHD

ADHD Or Normal? Does your child daydream often? Does he struggle with forgetfulness and often find himself searching for lost things? Is he restless and frequently squirms or fidgets?If you answered yes to any of these questions this could be signs that your child suffers from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Or it could mean your…

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Amy Thompson child therapy Lees Summit

Rejuvenate Mind-Body Wellness Center’s child therapist, Amy Thompson offers 6 steps to easy anxiety in preparing your Kindergartner for their first big day of school.

Did you feel it? Did you cry when you heard about the children who were murdered? I spoke at length to my wife about what it would be like if this happened to one of our children. We wondered aloud about how someone could cope with something so horrific. We related to the parents. We…

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