Talking to Children About Death & Loss

When you have to initiate the difficult discussion with children about death it’s best to ask open-ended questions to solicit their thoughts and feelings. Instead of worrying about what to say, try to create opportunities for the bereaved child to talk to you about death. Read More

Teaching Our Kids The Importance Of Consciousness

Consciousness is an important aspect of life. Teachers teach their students about conscious behavior, ministers preach about conscious behavior, counselors guide clients on how to be more conscientious and society itself praises those of us who are upstanding, conscious citizens. Read More

5 Booby Traps To Avoid

To be sure your breastfeeding journey goes as planned, prepare for it. Know the ‘booby traps’ that can sabotage your milk supply and avoid them. You can boost your milk production once it drops, but let’s dodge that challenge if possible and keep your supply strong. Read More

Sunscreen Terminology for Families: What does it all mean?

It seems like every couple years there are new standards for which sunscreen is the best. What level SPF do we need? What key ingredients should it (or shouldn’t it) contain? To jumpstart your summer sunscreen education, here are a few key terms to keep in mind. Read More

7 Types of ADHD | Does your child have the correct ADHD diagnosis?

ADHD Diagnosis

The past few week I’ve been blogging about the 7 Types of ADHD (Classic, Inattentive, Over-Focused, Temporal Lobe, Limbic, Ring of Fire, and ADHD with Anxiety), Dr. Daniel Amen’s identifications. As scientists and behaviorists learn more and more about ADHD, it really is imperative that we keep up with the times and, for moms and dads, our parenting decisions. Read More

7 Types of ADHD | Type 7: ADD with Anxiety

ADD with Anxiety

Expert Yafa Crane Luria talks to us about the causes, symptoms and treatment for people with Anxious ADD. People with Anxious ADD often avoid conflict like the plague, unlike other ADD types that tend to be more excitement and conflict seeking. Read More

How to Pull Your Child Away From TV and Computer

How to Pull the Child Away From TV and Computer

Every parent may face a situation when a child starts to spend time watching TV or playing on the computer more than communicating with parents, friends, or reading books.  As a parent, you probably want to restore the former harmony. Here, we will address the main issues and approaches that parents may find useful in maintaining efficient communication. Read More