Competition: Who’s Really Winning?

What easier method to ensure that they are really studying their brochos than by sponsoring a schoolwide brochos contest with much fanfare?

Behaviors That Push Away Peers

Deep down Chaim is miserable and his parents are at their wits’ end.

Liar, Liar

In truth, we all try hard to be absolutely honest. We even point out a mistake in our favor to the cashier checking out our groceries.

Nature vs. Nurture: Can You Increase Your Child’s IQ?

“Is there something I can do to make my kids smarter?” Some parents are surprised to hear my answer, “Yes, yes, and yes!

Why Do Children Get Angry?

In his clinical experience, Wineman has found that teaching children to express themselves verbally can forestall pent-up frustration that leads to anger

Self-Esteem And Special Interests

Many important life skills are developed when a child has a special interest, and not all of them are directly related to the interest itself.

Peer Pressure: Learning To Swim Upstream

In my office, I often deal with parents asking for advice on how to handle the difficult challenges of adolescence and the teen years.

Rescuing The Disorganized Child

Arrange for optimal work conditions. Kids need to work in a quiet environment, one that is relatively distraction-free.

You Never Get A Second Chance… To Make A First Impression

According to experts, the first ten seconds of an interview are the most crucial, as that is when the interviewer sizes up potential candidate.

The Insatiable Child

Ultimately, the stakes will be raised even higher as the insatiable child learns he can hold his parents hostage with bad behavior until he wheedles out of them just about everything he wants.

Freeing Yourself From OCD

People who have OCD have a hard time making decisions, even relatively simple ones, such as what to eat for lunch and what shirt to wear to work, fearing that a wrong choice could end up having disastrous consequences for themselves or others.

The Blame Game: Who’s Really Winning?

A responsible person not only behaves a certain way, he also admits errors, accepts blame, and does whatever he can to repair the damage.

Parenting Traps And Myths

Parents who fall into the “hurried trap” respond immediately to their children’s requests and desires. This means that when they are forced to wait it causes anxiety and uncertainty.

Small Habits, Big Change!

A mini habit is basically a much smaller version of a new habit you want to form.

Craving Quiet?

By some counts, roughly thirty percent of people fall into the introverted temperament end of the spectrum.

Happy Mommy, Happy Babies

Dr. Meeker argues that a mother’s real value comes from three places: she is loved, she is needed, and she is born for a higher purpose.

Academic And Social Skills Insights #30

For children who are preschool age, meltdowns will generally occur around food, clothing, and toys.

Academic And Social Skills Insights #29

Without something familiar or exciting to hold on to, they boys will lose interest.

Academic & Social Skills Insights #28

Ask your daughter what the cause of her anxiety is – social, academic, or separation from you.

Academic And Social Skills Insights #27

If things are falling into place in school because of remediation, what can you do at home in order to make things easier in your own household?

Academic And Social Skills Insights #26

Okay, so stubbornness brings lots of benefits, but what about the negative consequences when raising a child?

Academic & Social Skills Insights #25

But, what happens if you can’t get away? There are some ways to help your body relax even in the confines of your own home.

Academic & Social Skills Insights #24

Q: I just had my first baby and my parents and grandparents keep telling me that I will spoil her if I hold her...

Academic And Social Skills Insights #23

In addition, if your younger child complains of headaches or stomachaches a lot, especially when he has been home after school with his brother, this could be a symptom of bullying.


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