Perfect Child

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Many parents ask me if perfectionism is problematic in kids.…

Self-Esteem (“I got this, Mom”)

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Good self-esteem is the ultimate buffer in kids' lives. It bolsters them…

Oh, Behave!

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Once upon a time, a scientist named B.F. Skinner was playing…

Are ADHD Stimulants Working?

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A common ADHD treatment is stimulant medication. Methylphenidate…

Can Your Child’s IQ Improve?

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IQ--what an elusive subject! What is it? What does it mean? How…

4% of Teens on Antidepressants

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The Centers for Disease Control reported recently that about…

No TV for Toddlers

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Mental health professionals have long urged parents to limit…
Pesticides Linked to ADHD Symptoms

Pesticides Linked to ADHD Symptoms

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The "organic movement" has roots (pardon the pun) in studies…