Ann Douglas

Ann Douglas

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Peterborough, Ontario, Canada / Author, parenting columnist, mom of four. Mental health + social justice advocate. Passionate about creating a better world.
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A recent study published in the journal Frontiers of Psychology reported that as many as one in eight parents may be struggling with burnout. They feel exhausted. They feel like they’re doing a bad job as parents. And they feel increasingly disconnected from their kids. It’s a worrisome place to find yourself when you’re a parent, but it’s possible to turn the situation around. Here's what you need to know.

A recent study published in the journal Frontiers of Psychology reported that as many as one in eight parents may be struggling with burnout. They feel exhausted. They feel like they’re doing a bad job as parents. And they feel increasingly disconnected f

My interview with The Globe and Mail about toddlers and lying -- what you need to understand about it and how to handle lying in your child and in yourself! #parenting #mentalhealth

The downside of deception is the inherent risk that children come to think of lying as a valid strategy for emotional regulation and getting through tough times (iStockphoto/Getty Images/iStockphoto)

How To Avoid Being Psychologically Destroyed By Your Newsfeed or how to weather the political shit-storm.

Do you know about the @tiltparenting podcast? It's an amazing resource for families who have a "differently wired" kid -- a kid for whom the normal rules of parenting don't seem to apply! (I had four of those kids.) ;-) In this interview with TILT, I talk about seeing your child's strengths and combatting the stigma and judgment that makes parenting harder: http://www.tiltparenting.com/session28

Author Ann Douglas and I get real and talk about the negative stigmas that go along with so many ways of being differently-wired, something that is a very real part of our children's lives, and we as the adults raising them, like it or not.

Are you the parent of a child who is struggling with a mental health challenge, ADHD, an autism spectrum disorder, or a similar challenge? This book can help. It's based on interviews with over 60 parents who have weathered this particular storm. The US and international edition was published today by Guilford Press.

Are you the parent of a child who is struggling with a mental health challenge, ADHD, an autism spectrum disorder, or a similar challenge? This book can help. It's based on interviews with over 60 parents who have weathered this particular storm. The US and international edition was published today by Guilford Press.

Seven Surprising Facts About Emotions That Every Child Needs to Know (my guest post for the Confident Parents, Confident Kids blog). #SEL #parenting #mentalhealth

By Guest Writer, Ann Douglas Imagine how tough it must be to be a kid, trying to crack the code that is human emotion. Just when you think you’ve got everything all figured out, someone tosses you …

Three simple yet powerful school-year resolutions for parents

Need Help Managing Your Parental Emotions? Researchers at UCSD are developing an app to help parents manage the stress that goes along with

Parenting tips and advice to help ease the transition from summer to school year sleep schedules.

A Shockingly Sensible Guide to Back-to-School Sleep

Here's that permission note you've been wanting -- permission to say no! #parenting

Untruths about diabetes — and people who have diabetes — abound. Get the facts surrounding 12 common diabetes myths.