Having a routine is especially important for children with ADHD as it helps to make daily functioning more manageable. Routines help children focus on one… ( Read More )
What Are the Benefits of Youth Programs?
Positive youth development programs have been shown to strengthen young people’s sense of identity, belief in their future, self-regulation, self-efficacy, and social, emotional, cognitive, and… ( Read More )
How a Traumatic Experience Could Impact Development
When experiences are traumatic, the pathways getting the most use are those in response to the trauma; this reduces the formation of other pathways needed… ( Read More )
What is the Definition of Friendship?
Friendship can take many forms and does not have a precise, fixed equation or solution. But just to get it out of the way, Merriam-Webster… ( Read More )
Math Classes in High School
Is High School Math Necessary? In a world where all the information we seek on the internet can be accessed in a matter of seconds,… ( Read More )
How Does Body Language Matter?
The way people move, dress and speak tells a lot about them. They can be angry, happy, sad or calm from the way they cross… ( Read More )
How Often Do Families Move?
From the Gold Rush of the 1800s to the Dust Bowl migration during the Great Depression to the ongoing Green Rush, the U.S. is a… ( Read More )
Reasons Why Smiles Are Contagious
They are, and it is scientifically proven that smiles are contagious! Humans are hardwired to mimic the expressions of others. So if you see a… ( Read More )
Why Does Body Language Matter?
My friend and neighbor, Mary Beth, is a professor of pharmacology at a local university and has been teaching her classes remotely online since the… ( Read More )
Back to School Stress on Moms
One of the things that I love about this time of year is seeing all of my son’s friends in their back-to-school outfits. All dressed… ( Read More )