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Handling the Homework Hassle
October 19, 2020
Learn strategies to help relieve the stress of homework for students...and parents.
Healthy Minds Podcast
October 16, 2020
Today's podcast teaches us ways to activate empathy in children. Empathy is an essential component for all of us to build strong relationships. Join Bethany Koszelak, FCPS’ Mental Health and Wellness Specialist, to hear about some strategies you can use.
Five Ways to Activate Empathy in Children
October 02, 2020
Empathy is a key ingredient in having children show caring, acceptance, and tolerance of others.
DFS Parenting Education Programs Answers their Most Frequently Asked Questions
September 17, 2020
Get some effective and simple parenting tips from the Fairfax County Department of Family Services.
Being Kind to Ourselves
September 04, 2020
People who practice self-compassion are happier, less stressed, and more resilient.
Setting Up a Workspace for Children at Home
August 27, 2020
Regardless of whether you are a student in kindergarten or a senior in high school, it is important for children to have a space within the home where they can complete their schoolwork efficiently and effectively.
Supporting Your Children at Home During Virtual Learning
August 19, 2020
Learn ideas to help set your children up to reach success with virtual learning.
August 07, 2020
The uncertainty of the future may be the cause of much anxiety in the present moment; however, there are ways to navigate uncertainty to help minimize some of the difficult emotions you may be feeling.
FCPS Mental Health and Additional Resources
August 01, 2020
Additional resources related to the FCPS Healthy Minds Blog
Get Creative; It's Good For You
July 30, 2020
Creativity serves as an important piece of one's self-care plan in decreasing stress and anxiety.
Incorporating Growth Mindset Strategies to Help Children Thrive
July 24, 2020
Having a growth mindset creates a passion for “stretching” ourselves, increases perseverance, and helps us to thrive in challenging times.