Dealing with childhood depression

For children suffering from childhood depression, an approach called “Behavioral Activation” offers promising hope of an effective treatment for this serious disorder. Behavioral Activation focuses attention on changing the child’s behavior, rather than on their feelings or thoughts. Consistent with … Continue reading

Should you divorce your child?

For most parents, raising children is one of the most important and meaningful parts of their lives. In response to our unconditional love and total commitment, we get hugs, laughter, challenges, and a sense of purpose and passion. However, for … Continue reading

7 things I still don’t understand

There are still so many things that I don’t understand. 1. Why are so many kids diagnosed with Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)?  Approximately 11 percent of children ages 4-17 are diagnosed with ADD, a rate that has increased 42 percent … Continue reading

5 lessons from the Olympics for kids

Every four years the world comes together to watch athletes from all over compete in the summer Olympics. The Olympic Games bring Americans together as they cheer on their favorite athletes and ultimately root for Team USA. The Olympics are … Continue reading

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