3 Things Parents Must Know at the Start of the New...

G etting out of the summer mode is oftentimes a challenge for kids. This past school year, I had so much fun in creating a...

How to Talk to Your Teen So They Listen

When things are going great, it is easier to have an open conversation with a child. For that matter, it is easier to have...

Violence in School

T he issue of school violence continues to be one that resurfaces in many different forms. I can’t believe that it's been more than five...

Five Things Motivated Children Do on a Regular Basis

A  s someone who has been around and worked with children of all ages for over two decades, I can tell you that all children...

A Top 5 Back-To-School Checklist

Staying up late watching television or hanging out with friends is reaching its end for millions of children as they embark upon going back-to-school....

Why GMOs are OMGs to You and Your Child’s Health

You don’t need a Ph.D. in a biomedical science to realize that inserting genes from one organism into another is an unnatural process that...

SCHOOL CHOICE vs. NO CHOICE – What Really Matters In Education...

This past week, there has been a lot of talk about the confirmation of the new Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos. Those in favor...

Helping Your Child Deal With Toxic Stress

STRESS… a five letter word that we all deal with at some level and have to learn how manage throughout our lives. We know...

How to Connect With a Disconnected Child

J  ust the other day, while dining at the restaurant and waiting for the waitress to come back with the check, I noticed  a family...

Teaching Children to Confront Bullying

I grew up in a small suburban town in Connecticut where I was surrounded by kids my age and older in my neighborhood. I didn't...