Tips to avoid homework headaches. Please like, comment, and share.
Okay, I realize I could have worded that title differently. But give me a break…it’s hard to think of a catchy, attention grabbing title every week. So yes, you should let your kids sell themselves and by that I mean letting them sell the cookies, and popcorn, and candy, and all that jazz that parents know [...]
This is a heavy topic for today yet a friend of mine asked me to talk on this after one such drill at her child’s school. And unfortunately, it is a topic that parents must address. Remember the times of tornado drills (of course, that depends on where you grew up), taking cover under your desk [...]
The end of the first marking period is rapidly approaching and that can only mean one thing…report cards. As report cards are a formal representation of how children and teens are doing thus far this academic year, it should not be surprising that this can be a stressful time. What happens if your child or teen [...]
It's that time! FB has been filled with adorable back to school pics. Click & share for tips.
I posted this blog previously on another site but I think the information is quite relevant, so I want to post here as well. I recently completed a mental health assessment for a child that was referred by their school for an ADHD assessment due to attention difficulties. As it turned out, they demonstrated only mild [...]
October is National Bullying Prevention Month. Most people have been teased at some point in their lives, so what is the difference between teasing and bullying and what is the big deal? When the teasing is meant to be harmful, becomes repetitive and begins to have a negative impact on the person being teased, it crosses [...]
It seems as if summer just begun yet the new school year is fast approaching. In fact, a few schools have already started, so I'm a little late with this post...I think I'm in denial of summer ending! All children, and parents alike, have questions about the new year and have feelings of excitement and trepidation. [...]
High school final examinations have just passed and a client was recently talking about his experience. Previously, he was a perfectionist who studied nonstop, put a significant amount of pressure on himself and felt that anything less than an A grade was a failure. These challenges have been a primary area of work within his therapy. [...]
Whenever a school shooting occurs, there are no words. Unfortunately, it has happened again. Although I write with a heavy heart, I know parents are seeking guidance, so, I have put together a few tips for parents to help their children in the wake of such a tragedy. First, limit media exposure. Yes, the media has a [...]