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“I’m bored!” Kids in the Summer Part I: Screen time

This article is provided here by Megan Yaraschuk, M.Ed., PCC and was written by Nancy Darling, Ph.D. How can kids make the best of summer screen time?   With summer break quickly approaching I have had many parents asking questions about the appropriate amount of screen time per day. The following article by Nancy Darling […]

AD/HD and Adults

AD/HD and Adults written by Bernadette Zoppetti, MA, PCC   Many times when people think of symptoms of  Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, children come to mind. The typical view might be that of a hyperactive, unruly child, running around as if motorized, not being able to sit still, blurting out answers in school, getting into trouble […]

GRATITUDE

“Gratitude means thankfulness, counting your blessings, noticing simple pleasures, and acknowledging everything that you receive. It means learning to live your life as if everything were a miracle, and being aware on a continuous basis of how much you’ve been given.” (Fabrega, Marelisa, 2016.  http://www.thechangeblog.com).    Susan Krauss Whitbourne wrote “Giving Thanks: The Benefits of Gratitude, […]

Kids and Screen Time

Information compiled by Erin Bryant, MSW, LISW from the book, Growing Up Social: raising relational kids in a screen-driven world by Gary Chapman and Arlene Pellicane Struggling with the amount of screen time your children are getting? Feeling like they are on their phones, computers, tablets, or in front of the TV too often? Then the […]