No, we are not talking about that 80's sitcom, although that was one of my favorites. Rather, we are talking about your home. Many times, I see parents seeking help because their children just do not seem to listen to them. Now, this issue could have a myriad of root causes but one that occurs all [...]
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.
Every parent fears the teenage years...rebellion, the increase of peer influence, sexual development, and separating from parents. Well, the bad news is that these things will happen no matter what, as identify formation is the psychological task of the teen years. Yet the good news is that parents do have great influence over their teen's choices. [...]
I was watching college football this weekend. Go Cats! The sportscasters noted that Coach Fitzgerald has his team wear monitors that track their amount and quality of sleep. I remember last year the joke going around that Coach made his team take Cat naps in prep for night games. Northwestern is the only school using this [...]
We are in the middle of summer...at least by the calendar. Although lately, it has felt quite like fall here in Chicago. Over the past several weeks, I have had a few parents call me for guidance on how to handle that their child or teen seems to be spending a great deal of time on [...]