When Your Teen Talks Back

When Your Teen Talks Back

Somewhere around puberty, the giggles of childhood become huffs and sighs and your teen talks back. You notice that your teens have stopped asking you questions, and they’re questioning everything that you do. When they’re not complaining or criticizing, they’re talking back. It’s normal for parents of teens to experience these interactions. And you’re not […]

Educational Evaluation – When to Start One

Educational Evaluation – When to Start One

Knowing when the right time to receive an education evaluation can be tricky. Your child may be showing early signs of a learning challenge, but you’re waiting to see if it’s just laziness, disorganization, or both. Perhaps your child has struggled with academics since early elementary school, but you aren’t sure where to start to get help. […]

Test Anxiety – How to Beat It

Test Anxiety – How to Beat It

Nearly everyone feels amped up or nervous before taking a test. In fact it’s uncommon to experience no sense of test anxiety or excitement before a test. The challenge comes when your child feels too anxious and can’t think straight, which leads to performance interference. Although everyone feels test anxiety in a different way, here are […]

Child Anger Management

Child Anger Management

Child anger can seem like it comes out of nowhere. One minute you are enjoying a peaceful afternoon at the park, and the next your child is screaming and upset because she can’t figure out how to manipulate a toy the way she wants. There are many causes for child anger. For some children, their temperament tends […]