Category: Parenting

The latest study on ADHD

I was rather troubled after reading the latest report from the Center for Disease Control on the prevalence of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).  Based upon a survey of 76,000 parents, the study found that 11% of school kids have … Continue reading

A new spin on the family tree

Often in school, kids will complete a family tree.  But, have you ever heard of a Family Medical Tree? Do you know the medical history that lies in your background? In one of my University of Dayton classes that I … Continue reading

Six keys to a great marriage

“All you need is love” is one of the greatest songs ever written by the Beatles, but is scientifically invalid according to recent research published in the April 2013 Monitor on Psychology. About 40-50% of marriages end in divorce, but … Continue reading

How Mike Rice can help you talk to your kids about bullying

I’m frequently asked by parents how to encourage kids to talk about important things that are going on in their lives. “How was your day at school?” typically elicits a shrug and “it was okay” from most kids. The problem … Continue reading

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