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 […]

Children with Autism and Anxiety

Children with Autism and Anxiety

The autism community estimates that children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) diagnosis have co-occurring disorders at a rate of 70-84%. However, other needs related to social-emotional functioning and learning often go undetected because the autism diagnosis is the primary focus of intervention. While these children may be receiving excellent support for their ASD-related behaviors, […]

Raising Teen Girls

Raising Teen Girls

Raising teen girls in today’s environment can be challenging. Despite this generation of adolescents entering puberty earlier and being exposed to more sexual and violent than any generation before them, their emotional development does not necessarily keep up with their physical maturity. The growth of the brain is an important change during this period and […]

Healthy Teen Body Image

Healthy Teen Body Image

As children grow and begin experience the different stages of puberty, a whirlwind of changes occurs within their bodies and minds. Naturally, it’s also time when they start to pay more attention to their appearances. Girls and boys may start to focus more on their diet and personal hygiene because they want the mirror to reflect the image they […]