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09.14.18
  Deciding to take your child to a therapist is one of the biggest decisions a parent faces along the journey of parenthood.  Kids and teens need therapy for many reasons, but in general, a therapist is required when there is a problem that they are unable to cope with alone...
08.30.18
As a former public school educator, administrator and mom, I understand how important this time of year is to the fabric of family life.  While families and students begin to make the transition from summer vacation to back-to-school, some concerns may arise with respect to struggling readers.  Where...
08.16.18
Have you ever wished that parenting came with a guidebook?  We often feel we are on our own navigating the ups and downs of parenthood.  It is common for parents to compare their parenting approaches to other parents who seem to have it all together and are “winning the race”...
07.23.18
Many people describe having had an anxiety attack. Some common symptoms include: sweating, pounding heart, sensations of shortness of breath, feeling dizzy, chest pain, and even a fear of “going crazy” or dying. While the experience can be different for different people, most agree that they are uncomfortable, distressing, abrupt,...
07.12.18
Should I share my child’s ADHD diagnosis with him or her? Yes! Children are often quite aware of their strengths and challenges and often a diagnosis validates what they already knew. Further, your child may blame him/herself for difficulties listening, trouble getting through homework, and forgetfulness with belongings. A diagnosis may...