Anxiety in Children

January 23, 2019

Learning How to Learn

Advances in neuroscience have given us more insight into how the brain processes and retains information. We’re constantly understanding more about how we learn. But because […]
November 15, 2018

Everything You Need to Know About Motivating Your Teen But Were Afraid to Ask

For a lot of us motivating our teenagers to do anything they don’t want to do is mission impossible. It’s almost as if a switch gets […]
September 20, 2018

Outsourcing Self-Esteem

If you grew up in the 1980’s and 90’s, or you raised kids during those decades, you no doubt heard a lot about self-esteem. Cultivating it, […]
July 18, 2018

It Makes Sense

Six-year-old Sam is in first grade and doing fine at school, loves to go on playdates and play soccer. But his personality seems to change when […]
May 16, 2018

The Physiology of Temper Tantrums

Have you ever wondered what is happening inside your child when she’s having a full-blown temper tantrum and ends up an exhausted emotional puddle on the […]
May 2, 2018

What is Selective Mutism?

If you visit her at home you would never guess that Sarah has Selective Mutism. She’s bubbly and talkative and interacts with her siblings and parents […]
November 13, 2017

Mom, What is a Learning Disability?

Even though your child realizes it’s harder for him to concentrate and focus in school than his classmates, or is aware that she has more trouble […]
October 23, 2017

Carrying Shame

Shameful feelings stick with us as if they’re glued to our insides. They can distort how we feel about ourselves and impact choices we make as […]
September 13, 2017

The Impact of News on Kids

Your kids can’t help but encounter the news — they may hear about scary stuff on the playground at school, they may see the newsfeed on […]