August 2016

When your Child is Diagnosed with ADHD

Back-to-school season is usually a relief. Yet, with 1 in 8 American school children (6.7 million kids in all) ending up with a diagnosis of ADHD, there is some cause for angst.

Be Proactive Now to Make Back to School a Breeze

Sure, we all love spending more time with our families over the summer and enjoying the freedom of staying up later and sleeping in longer, but at some point, we need to do everyone a favor and get organized and back into a routine for school. It’s better to do that sooner, rather than later because it will help your kids (and you) ease back into the school year more easily and successfully. There are a few steps you can take now to be proactive and make getting back into the groove for school a breeze.

Sibling Rivalry

Is sibling rivalry inevitable? What can parents do to minimize it?

5 Top Parenting Challenges and How to Deal with Them

Rebecca Eanes, creator of asked some 9,000 parents what behaviors in their children upset them and made them “lose their cool.” The ideas she has for disciplining and moving away from conventional parenting will go a long way in minimizing the upsetting challenges the parents reported and that almost all parents face at some point: aggression, tantrum throwing, whining, back talk and not listening.

Coaching Our Children

Meal time can be fraught with emotions and conflicts when dealing with an eating disorder. Here are a few tips to avoid the role of food police and maintain a supportive stance.

How to Reengage Your Defiant Teenager

So in most cases a tantrum is usually going to be about your teen quietly engaged in defiance. Furthermore, your teen might refuse to open up to you when you question him about his

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