Recently, I was talking with a mom whose son is having some emotional and behavioral issues. She wishes she had a better understanding of why he’s struggling, but her husband is adamant that they not have him tested. Dad doesn’t want his son to have the stigma of a label. Who does? He’s not the … More What’s in a Label?
Just a few days after the horrific shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, CNN hosted a town hall discussion with families, local politicians, law enforcement and a NRA spokeswoman. Amidst the profound anguish, what struck me was the language the NRA representative used to describe the gunman. He was a “madman”. … More How Parents Can Stave off Stigma
Have you noticed that we seem to be in the midst of a stress epidemic? Many of us have been conditioned to be productive, forever multi-tasking as we ignore any distress signals from our minds and bodies. If your child struggles, the stress load is even greater. Whether your child is dealing with learning and … More Three Micro-Actions to Start Neutralizing Stress Today