Blog

02.07.19
Media and digital devices represent an unavoidable part of our world today.  Dr. Carrie Chiasson at the Portsmouth Neuropsychology Center recently gave a talk at Families First of Portsmouth on the impact of technology on kids and families, including recent trends, suggested guidelines for limiting screen time, and the importance...
12.21.18
Do you remember the scene in “The Polar Express” when the children are riding on the run-away train?  The main character exclaims “There’s no brakes – I can’t find the brakes!”  During the holiday season we often feel the same way as executive functioning system goes on overdrive to manage...
12.07.18
In the midst of the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, our team at PNC offers five ways to be mindfully present and create meaningful memories for yourself and your time with friends and family. Share your Appreciation for Others Turn your attention to others rather than yourself.  Take this time...
11.15.18
This time of the year we look forward to taking some time to appreciate those around us and reflect on what we are grateful for in our lives.  The staff at PNC would like to show our gratitude to all of you by sharing our favorite books and podcasts that...
11.01.18
Have you noticed lately that your child’s grades are slipping, homework is a battle, or just getting to school is a struggle?  These could be signs that your child may benefit from a tutor to get them back on track for increased confidence and school success.  The following are a...