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Child Psychology

Dads: How to Reconnect with Your Teenage Son

Any parent of a teenager knows that this phase makes the terrible twos seem pretty easy. Teenagers have their own set of issues going on, …

Parenting Tips for Single Dads with Daughters

If you are a single dad and are fortunate enough to have a daughter, you know that raising her can feel like a roller coaster …

How Music Provides Stress Relief for ADHD Kids and Their Parents

Having a little bit of music in your life every day can be good for reducing stress and anxiety.  Research and experience has shown that …

ADHD in the Classroom: What to Do When the Teacher Has Concerns

When a child has been having problems in the classroom, such as not completing assignments, fidgeting in their seat, not paying attention, or talking during …

Mental Health and Teens: Five Danger Signs to Watch Out For

The teenage years can be difficult ones. Teens are going through significant cognitive developments that can influence not only their behavior but also their mood. …

Teach Your Child Resiliency with These Tips

Every parent wants their child to be resilient. Ask any child psychology or child development expert how valuable resiliency is, and he or she will …

Language development in children

How Language Development Helps or Hurts ADHD Kids After The Third Grade

Having ADHD does not itself cause a delay in language development.  However, children diagnosed with ADHD have about at 50% chance of having one or …

What Type Of Parenting Style Do You Best Fit?

Did you know that there are different parenting styles? Your particular style often develops from the style you were raised with, as well as your …

How to Talk to Your Child About Bullying

One of the best ways to prevent your child from being bullied or from becoming a bully is to open up the lines of communication. …

Homework Strategies for Students with Learning Disabilities

Homework presents a challenge for all parents. However, if your child has learning disabilities, it can require extra thought and attention. The good news is …

Does Excessive TV in Early Childhood Negatively Impact Later Functioning?

A recent study in the Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine reports that early television exposure has negative effects on children’s functioning at follow-ups as …

Teens Cutting and Other Self Injurious Behavior in Children and Adolescents

Most parents believe that the transition from child to pre-teen to adolescent is fraught with behavioral and emotional challenges due to a variety of causes …

Learning Disabilities and Extreme Patterns of Responding to Others

In addition to classroom challenges, one of the challenges facing students with learning disabilities or challenges is learning to curtail extremes in the way they …

Choosing good Friends

Friendship is an important part of your child’s healthy development.  Companionship helps children mature emotionally and morally and also teaches them social skills such as …

What Are the Habits of Highly Successful People?

Have you ever wondered what those highly successful people have that you don’t seem to? Or maybe you are one of the successful people and …

ADHD Support Organizations

Parents are encouraged to seek support from professionals and other parents. These organizations provide valuable information as well as online forums and referral to community …