There’s a chance that your children have too much stimulation, but the more likely culprit is that bedtime is too late!
With so many new cases of ADHD reported each year, it is important to help children learn how to sit still.
It’s hard to believe, but friendship truly begins by believing in yourself and having the ability to accept both constructive criticism and affection.
Our schools are immersed in standards, educational assessments, and prescribed curricula. All of these things are ultimately good – they help create standardized and measurable learning goals.
Recall is not the same as understanding. Just because you can say something does not mean you actually grasp it.
Reading allows you to explore and learn about the world around you in a safe and supported environment.
Joe worries a lot. It’s not apparent to most people. In fact, he’s often described by people he knows as a really calm guy. “Nothing bothers Joe!” they say. It’s an act.
How can you ensure that your children have this wonderful, confident, and happy future?
We do a lot of talking to ourselves without even realizing it – and some of the stories that we tell ourselves can either help us bounce back or force us deeper into the struggle.
Parents fight a daily internal battle to “attain a balance between teaching children that they must do their best, and teaching them that they are ‘the best’ regardless of what they do…
In fact, instead of doing things that help us learn, we often do the exact opposite.
As most parents only want their children to enjoy and succeed, they feel a lot of pain when their child seems to miss out on so many of life’s rewards because they are scared of something.
The maximizers who spend so much time on the decision are often less happy with the results.
You no longer want to be bogged down by the minutiae that we sometimes focus on in shidduchim, yet your mother doesn’t seem to agree.
In any relationship, the words that people say are extremely significant, but it is the unspoken language of friendship that truly allows relationships to flourish and grow.
What happens if the stressor is not a lion? What happens if the stressor is a really rude boss?
If the thoughts that are keeping you awake are tasks you need to complete, write them down. This way, you know you won’t forget.
The best way to not fall back into bad habits is to avoid those triggers to begin with.
It’s very possible that you are disorganized because you simply have never tried to be organized.
If NVLD is misunderstood, these children can develop more serious emotional problems such as depression, anxiety, and phobias.
Ask someone you trust to play the part of the interviewer. Then, spend time rehearsing questions and answers with that person.
Research shows that children can learn to say “please” and “thank you” from the age of eighteen months; however, true gratitude and appreciation takes time to grow and blossom.
When still in school, it’s easier to make friends because you are forced into social situations. As an adult, making friends can be harder – especially because your life is busy.
When you see your daughter acting in a positive way, let her know.
As I delved deeper into these findings, joy started to become less amorphous and abstract to me and more tangible and real.
Suppression and avoidance might seem to be the easiest answers. “Let’s go back to checking our emotions at the door.” But this attitude is counterproductive.
If the key to good meetings or gatherings is purpose, how to do we figure out if we have one?
Research shows that girls and boys brains develop in different sequences.
For adults, this twelve-step guide can certainly be helpful in building new pathways in the brain to create resilience. But, what can you do for children?