Beth Bender, CCLS

Beth Bender, CCLS, is a child life specialist on staff at Baylor Scott & White McLane Children's Medical Center.

Keeping family traditions alive this holiday season

Holiday celebrations this year are going to look a bit different as we all continue to navigate the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. These winter months that are usually filled with excitement and anticipation may not feel the same for many of us this year — especially for our kids. Your children may be feeling anxious, disappointed …

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5 ways to help your child adapt to a new normal

Over the course of the last five months, our world has faced the challenges and changes brought on by COVID-19. There is no doubt that family units across the board have experienced shifts in their day-to-day routines, having no choice but to grow accustomed to life as we now know it.  Each day, we ingest new …

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Helping siblings get along at home

Are your kids struggling to get along while cooped up in the house? With extended amounts of time at home due to COVID-19, you may be experiencing heightened difficulty keeping the peace. Even during the normal routines of life, when your children are home after school or during the weekends, you may observe tension and fighting …

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