Category Archives: Ways You Can Help Others

Perhaps you are not the one dealing with these issues. You may have a friend or family member who could use some guidance.

“My Child Refuses to Do Homework” Here’s How to Stop the Struggle

Over the past few weeks I have had many frustrated parents in my office discussing issues that they were having with their child refusing to do homework. Most of the parents I talked to described homework taking hours and ending with everyone frustrated and upset. This is a nightly occurrence and both the child and […]

“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 […]

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 […]

Back to School and Back to Anxiety Part II

Back to School and Back to Anxiety Part II: 10 Ways to reduce back to school stress Amy Przeworski Ph.D.   New situations are difficult for many children. Going back to school is a filled with new situations—a new classroom, teacher, classmates, schedule, and responsibilities. Think about how anxious you would be about starting a […]