Teen

back to school

Tips For Making the Switch From Summer Vacation to Back To School

Transitioning from summer to back to school can be challenging for even the most organized family: late nights to early mornings, fun activities to hectic...
french fries

7 Easy Ways to Amaze Your Family About the Foods and Drinks they Consume

My article "How to Get Your Kids WANT to Eat Healthy" talks about getting your kids to want to eat healthy, and the value of...
learning

You Want Me To Learn What How? – 3 Ways To Make Learning Social, Meaningful and Fun!

Students have many options when it comes to learning. It seems that technology has enabled students to become better or even stronger learners. However,...
teens

Is Your Teens’ Little Voice Getting the Best of Them? 3 Steps To Help Them Use It To Take Control.

Little Voice X: “Ugh! I have nothing to wear. I wonder if people are going to notice if I wear these pants again? Wait....
healthiest mom

6 Steps To Be The Healthiest Mom On The Block

If you are like almost ALL of the moms I know, your life is filled from morning to night with cooking, cleaning, laundry, meetings,...
safety tips

8 Back To School Safety Tips Every Parent Must Know

It’s hard to believe that the kids are heading back to school already! At least while they are in school there is that small...
special needs

“Why Me?” – Top 10 Responses to the Question All Parents of Kids with Special Needs Ask

As a psychoanalyst who works with parents of diverse special needs children of different ages, “Why me?” is a question I often hear. Parents...
OCD

11 Ways to Reduce Your Anxiety If Your Child Has OCD

Why Do Kids Develop an Obsessive Compulsive Disorder? OCD in children and teens is caused by a high level of anxiety that is due to...
appreciate

How To Feel Appreciated as a Parent While Doing Less For Your Child

How many times in a week do you threaten time-out or taking a cell phone away only to regret it and not carry through?...

5 Easy Mom Approved School Lunch Recipes Your Kid Will Love

Parents are sending their kids back to school and along with the 20 glue sticks and colored folders, will be a lunch made with...