Making Friends As An Adult

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.

Sensory Processing Disorder Explained

Do sensory processing disorders affect academics? The answer, unfortunately, is a resounding yes.

Making Good Decisions

Widen your options. Don’t go with a “whether or not” decision. Instead think “and” instead of “or.”

The Connection Between Women And Guilt

What’s the connection between women and shame? Why does it seem like women have so much more guilt than men?

Back To School Blues

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

Self-Esteem And Learning Disabilities

Try to place yourself in her shoes and say, I know you are trying to listen and sometimes that is difficult. Let’s try that again.

Exercise Your Willpower

Even small, day-to-day acts of self-control such as maintaining good posture can reinforce longer-term self-control in activities that have nothing to do with your posture.

Making Friends As An Adult

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.

What Is Introversion?

For those who are introverted, being with people often feels like it is sapping their energy – even if they themselves have great social skills.

Learning Disabilities And Social Skills

People with self-esteem have a strong sense of their own worth, which leads them to stand up for themselves when others attempt to put them down.

Twice Expectational

Twice exceptional children have a combination of exceptional intellectual power and uncommonly formidable mental roadblocks.

Auditory Processing Disorder

Children with APD often do not recognize subtle differences between sounds in words, even though the sounds themselves are loud and clear.


You know the material, but just don’t know how you will perform on the test. Try the power poses before. They will relax and empower you.

The Demystification Process

Demystification is actually a wonderful tool for helping children overcome their learning disabilities because it enables children to understand how they learn.

Non-Verbal Learning Disorder

If you must vary the routine, prepare your child in advance for those changes through logical explanations. If prepared in advance, the transition will ultimately be a lot smoother.

Parenting From The Inside Out

The idea of mindfulness is to be present in your thoughts and actions. What that means is that when you are interacting with your child you are not worrying about the past or the future.

Learning A New Language: Speaking To Your Tween

A lot of this unique and personal language that you develop with your child happens until around the time your child starts sixth or seventh grade.

What Happened To You?

Our experiences quite literally shape us – and more specifically – shape our brains.

Lighthouse Parenting

Unconditional love means that you love your children and even as you set high expectations for them, you understand that they will make mistakes and you will love them regardless. Children need to understand this as well.

Carpe Diem!

The element of Pride comes into the experience when there is a sense that courage and recognition drove a belief in the significance of the moment.

Embracing The Quiet

The strongest distinguishing characteristic of introverts is their energy source: Introverts draw energy from their internal world of ideas, emotions, and impressions.

Learning To Belong

Women have a particularly difficult time with shame because there are different (often stricter) societal expectations for women as mothers, fashion figures, and careerists.

Rethinking Explosive Children

Rather than attempting to modify behaviors right away, Dr. Greene advocates for solving the underlying problems.

Teens And Honesty

A teen might never feel that he is truly part of the group if he is constantly hiding parts of himself.

Parenting From The Inside Out

Sometimes, it’s hard not to view parenting as a chore. But, if you approach parenting as a burden, you will ultimately stumble because it is impossible to happily carry a burden for twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, for a lifetime.

Happy Children

How can we become heroic parents? By helping our children learn how to create happiness in their own lives.

Does Your Child Feel Loved?

It’s important to remember that children are children. They will act immaturely. But, if we love them unconditionally, they will mature.

Listen. Can You Hear That?

Even though Leah is a good conversationalist and smiles constantly, she radiates tension. Her shoulders and eyebrows are noticeably raised, her voice is shrill and her body is stiff. Being around Leah makes many people feel uncomfortable.

Raising Bookworms

Children use their brain the most when they are engaged in free play. Try not to over-schedule your kids – leave a few afternoons a week empty so that your child can play at home.

Daydreaming Daughters

Many women do not realize they have ADHD until they bring their child in for an evaluation.


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