Helping Your Teen Build Resilience

We all experience difficulties throughout our lives. Others may hurt us, we may fail or we might feel that we aren’t good enough. While the challenges we face in life can bring us down and leave us feeling helpless, it’s so important we have the strength to adapt and pick ourselves back up. Adolescence can…

Child Anxiety

Helping Children with Anxiety

Many of us are familiar with the rapid heartbeat and fluttering stomach butterflies that anxiety gives us, often at what feels like the most inconvenient times. Although anxiety can be unsettling, it is our bodies natural response to stress, danger or pressure and is a valuable safety mechanism. Often anxiety comes and goes however, when…

Episode 6 – Preparing for your daughters first Period!

STRONG PARENTS PODCAST Counsellors Kim Marie Smith and Erika Shaw are the creators of Standing Strong, a holistic health and wellness program for children and teens. With over fifteen years of experience working with children and families, Kim and Riki share their insight, experience and expertise in this entertaining and supportive podcast. If you’re a…

Episode 5 – Recovering from Emotional Surges & Outbursts

STRONG PARENTS PODCAST Counsellors Kim Marie Smith and Erika Shaw are the creators of Standing Strong, a holistic health and wellness program for children and teens. With over fifteen years of experience working with children and families, Kim and Riki share their insight, experience and expertise in this entertaining and supportive podcast. If you’re a…

Episode 3 – Noticing early signs of anxiety

STRONG PARENTS PODCAST Counsellors Kim Marie Smith and Erika Shaw are the creators of Standing Strong, a holistic health and wellness program for children and teens. With over fifteen years of experience working with children and families, Kim and Riki share their insight, experience and expertise in this entertaining and supportive podcast. If you’re a…

Episode 2 – When your child resists support

STRONG PARENTS PODCAST Counsellors Kim Marie Smith and Erika Shaw are the creators of Standing Strong, a holistic health and wellness program for children and teens. With over fifteen years of experience working with children and families, Kim and Riki share their insight, experience and expertise in this entertaining and supportive podcast. If you’re a…