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Rachel’s Story

After that traumatic summer, we sent her back to school. But it was a nerve-wracking time. We lived in trauma and fear.

Don’t Get Stuck!

Susan David begins her book Emotional Agility: Get Unstuck, Embrace Change, and Thrive in Work and Life with the following story: A well-regarded captain stood...

I Don’t Have Time for That

If we want to feel good about our careers, our relationships, and ourselves at the end of the day, week, or year, we need to assess what our priorities are and then schedule them into our weeks.

Cracking The Code: Social Skills Coaching

You probably automatically crossed a one specific leg over the other. Now, switch legs. Does this feel unnatural? Probably.

Dear Dr. Yael

Believe it or not, getting divorced is sometimes easier...

Out Of Our Minds: Learning To Be Creative

If we are to survive and flourish, we have to think differently about our own abilities and make the best use of them.

Homework: The Secret To Success

Many people feel this rule is for teachers; that is, that teacher should give only a certain amount of homework.

The Gift of Failure

It is just this persistence or perseverance that we need to teach our children.

Learning The Rules Of Asperger Syndrome

Only as an adult was O’Toole diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome. That is when things fell into place for her.

The Trouble with Boys

In other words, our educational system that has been revamped over the years to accommodate better and more education for women, might be failing our boys.

No One Understands You

How can we overcome this perception error? How can we ensure that people who meet us for the limited amount of time (in the workplace or in school) perceives us as we are?

The Science Of Making Friends (and Shidduchim)

She says that most people believe that making friends is an art.

ADHD: Boys, Girls, Men, And Women Q & A

Many psychologists and educators theorize that girls are less likely to be diagnosed with ADHD because their symptoms differ greatly from those of boys.

Bullying Q & A

When children feel that their own emotional needs are met, they are better able to recognize the emotional needs of others.

Why Say “No?”

Like I said to you before: never take kids to a store All you're gonna hear is: we want more and more…

Little Kids, Bullies, And Community: Working Together To End The Bully Epidemic

This casual observation will give you the ability to easily understand when something is wrong during the unavoidable social struggle.

Spelng: Wat’s the Poynt?

Some people object to the practice of invented spelling, arguing that it produces bad habits that can be carried over into adulthood.

Read with Your Eyes… and Hands and Legs: Kinesthetic Learning

Kinesthetic learning is not for everyone. In fact, for some it can be a more difficult form.

Speak Like A Pro

Of course, these moments should also be related to your topic of expertise and should not simply be there for the shock effect!

Want To Make Good Decisions? Wrap It Up!

Why is it so hard to make decisions? Why do we make so many poor decisions?

Phonemic Awareness, Shmonemic Awareness

As phonemic awareness is developed, children should become interested in how words are portrayed in print.

Before or After? The Resource Room Debate

There is a debate within educational circles today as to whether resource rooms or learning centers should remediate or accelerate.

Nurturing Gifted Children

Along with higher than average intelligence, gifted children often have stronger than average emotions.

A Letter From A Mother In Pain

What follows is story of a regular family and a tragedy that unfolded while we were not looking.

Brains: Making Connections

The best thing to do is to help your child not only develop both sides of their brain, but also to connect the two sides.

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