Monthly Archives: February 2017

Nice Comprehensive Look at ADHD

There is a lot of confusion and misinformation about ADD/ADHD. Everyone from the next door neighbor to the cashier at the grocery claims to know all about it, but it can still be difficult to get good, straight and reliable … Continue reading

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You Are Not to Blame!

Raising any child can be challenging, but living with a special needs child can be flat out daunting! As parents we try to do the best we can and it is frustrating and hurtful when others just don’t understand that … Continue reading

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What Are ‘Trauma Informed Practices’?

A few weeks ago I attended a very powerful seminar, presented by Heather T. Forbes, LCSW, on ‘Trauma Informed Practices’. This particular seminar was geared to educators, but the ideas presented are designed to be used across environments. The basic … Continue reading

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Being a Teenager, Especially a Teenage Girl, is Tough!

Life can be so challenging. Growing up in this day and age is not easy. Children, teens and adults can struggle with getting through each day. New evidence is showing that women, and especially teenage girls, are dealing with an … Continue reading

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New Information about Autism

There are many, many different views on the hows and whys of autism. New information comes out on a regular basis. The more we know the better able we are to provide appropriate services. This interesting article in Time talks … Continue reading

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The Challenges of Depression

Many people have a hard time understanding the struggles faced by those living with depression. ‘How hard can it be to just get up and brush your hair? You know you’ll feel better’. But the truth is there are real … Continue reading

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How Do You Take Care of Yourself?

There are so many demands in our lives today. As employees, partners, parents and friends, we often give, give and give of ourselves, leaving little for taking care of us. We can become overwhelmed and begin to really suffer not … Continue reading

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