To Medicate or Not To Medicate: That is the ADHD Question

With Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), to medicate or not to medicate has always been the question. What is a parent to do when even the experts cannot agree on the answer? In a recent Washington Post article, “Still More Questions Than Answers About How to Treat ADHD,” author Arlene Karidis states Read More


It’s Summer Time!

In the words of Nat King Cole, “Roll out those lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer…” Just the thought of transitioning to fun in the sun is enough to make most of us lose our focus. Add a little AD/HD, some learning differences, and/or other executive functioning challenges to the Read More


School Daze

“The only thing that is constant is change.”  — Heraclitus For many of us, the fall season signals major change. Most notably, students have transitioned from summer mode to school mode. The lazier days of summer are a distant memory and months of hard work loom on the horizon.  Initially, most Read More


Summertime and the Living Is Easy!

“Nothing will work unless you do.” – Maya Angelou. Not!  At least this is not always the case.  While immersed in the multiple tasks and demands of our daily lives throughout most of the year we anticipate and long for the space that summer promises.  Whether it be a one Read More


A Brilliant Perspective on Bullying

All Bullying Begins With Disconnection This gifted teacher connects loneliness with bullying and creates an ingenious way to take action.  This may be the most important piece you ever read.  What can YOU do to promote “kindness and bravery” among the people in your life?


Happy Holidays!

“Every day brings a choice: to practice  stress or to practice peace.” — Joan Borysenko Happy Holidays! I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving and are looking forward to the holiday season and 2014 with hope and optimism.  With as much celebration and fun as this season brings, it can Read More


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