Parents everywhere are confused about how much screen time is too much.  Technology is a necessary part of life at school and home, thus going completely without electronics is not realistic. But overuse is creating layers of problems for our children and teens, and pa...

In the most romantic sense, movement is the most essential element of life. Falling in love, losing a friend, birth, death, forming ideas, starting new habits, gaining and losing weight…. The universe, as well as the human condition, are developmental and dynamic. Life...

We live in a technology-based world, and a certain amount of use is appropriate and even helpful. Most schools have computer-based lessons, and electronic devices must be readily available. Beyond schoolwork, though, there is a gray area involving how much screen time...

                    It’s back to school season, and relaxed summer schedules are quickly turning into days filled with early bedtimes, harried morning routines, and homework. In many homes, days start and end with parents pleading children to stay on task....

Summer can be a time to relax schedules, try new activities, and take a break from the pressure of daily school work. Summer is also a great time to practice new skills. Downtime is necessary for most people, but several months with no structure can impact social, emot...

What exactly makes a relationship healthy? How do you know if you are in a healthy relationship? Many of us look to other couples to figure out what it is that they have that makes their relationship seem so easy. We hear or read quotes such as, “A healthy relationship...

It’s that time again. That time of year when we set lofty goals for change. Setting out with high hopes and grateful hearts, we pledge that this year will be different. This year, we will save more money, get organized, learn something new, and, of course, finally lose...

December 6, 2017

Whether you are “Deck the Halls” or “Bah Humbug” about the holidays, it is the most “unusual” time of the year…. Days are short, traffic is heavy, shopping is a drag, not to mention expensive, and why is it that one present never seems like enough? (I better buy one mo...

November 20, 2017

Do your picture-perfect holiday gatherings end up with arguments, meltdowns, sulky-attitudes or tantrums? Holidays provide a welcome break from the mundane, but changes in routines and schedules often create problems, especially for children and teens with ADHD.  Some...

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