Does my profession make peoples' lives better or worse? Have you noticed that we come up with a name for something and then that something becomes a mental health epidemic. ADHD is a great example. Have a look at this chart from the CDC. (Click the image to be taken to the article.) https://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/adhd/timeline.html The … Continue reading Chestfeeding or Breastfeeding
Winners on the field and winners in the home!
Lot's of parents are incredible affection givers to their children but when it comes to each other, not so much.
A teen might be thrilled to begin driving. Their parents might even let them try driving in some remote location. This does not mean they should begin driving at this point in their life.
When asked about anger, most children will identify this emotion as "bad." Remind your child that emotions aren't bad, even the one called anger...
It is false to think that money alone is going to be either a motivator or the mechanism by which a child is going to feel good about themselves.
Teaching work ethic gives children a heart for helping!
My son Noah was very close to his great grandparents. My mother took care of him while I worked and she also provided a lot of care for her parents, so he spent a lot of time with his greats. He was just a young toddler and I knew that one day he would experience … Continue reading Talking to Young Children about Death
Photo by Michelle Kaye Before You Seek Therapy for Your Child* 10 Helpful Tips! Cut out 20% of the TV watching (100% of the shows depicting violence, disrespect of parents, dummying down of fathers/husbands, and those that portray women as sex objects). Reduce “electronic time” (computers, texting and internet phones, video games) by 40% (100% … Continue reading Before You Seek Therapy For Your Child