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Parenting with Patience

It happen to be best of Us. How often as parents do we lose our minds, have a fit, say all types of things and act all type of ways only to regret it soon after.  We know we ought to have patience with our kids, but in the moment, it’s so difficult. What does […]

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Managing Behaviors of Children with ADHD

The ADHD Experience Raising a child with ​ADHD​is very different than raising a typical child. Regular rule-making and household routines can become almost impossible, depending on the type and severity of your child’s symptoms, so you’ll need to learn and implement different approaches for ADHD behaviors. It can be very difficult to cope with some […]

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ADHD MEDICATION! To medicate or NOT to medicate

IS THERE A RIGHT ANSWER? This question seems to be at the forefront of the ADHD debate.  Parents are torn between possibly medicating a young child- predisposing them to a lifelong sentence  of dependency vs. allowing the child to navigate through life with their  natural wiring which potentially  yields potential lifelong  judgement , rejection and […]

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Necessity for Early intervention in Children’s Mental Health

The Earlier, the Better Research suggests that personality is pretty much established by the time a child is 9, some argue 6 or even 7. The point is ..It’s within the first decade of a child’s life.  While it is not written in stone, there is much evidence to support this after decades of studies […]

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Challenges with Parenting  a child with ADHD

What is ADHD? ADHD- short for Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder does not mean a child is lacking attention as most people tend to believe. Rather it implies  that the child has a hard time regulating their attention.  A few examples include but not limited to; A child not paying attention when they are required to […]

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ADHD and Technology Use.  Should Parents worry?

What is ADHD ADHD by definition stands for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. All children struggle at times to pay attention, listen, follow directions, sit still, or wait their turn. But for children with ADHD, the struggles are harder and happen more often. The best way to treat children diagnosed with ADHD is by medication, behaviour therapy, […]

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Why it’s important to believe in your child

The Power of that little Voice Little Mike kneels down to tie his shoe laces.  And as he raises his head and starts what seems to be the long walk to take position to bat, his mind starts a vicious attack on his self-esteem “You can’t do it…. Remember how you struck out last time”. […]

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The 3 Anger Styles in Children

Anger is learned. Let me rephrase that. The behaviours we exhibit when we are angry are learned.  When you look at your children, there is a high likelihood that their behaviours when angry resemble either you or your spouse’s behaviour when you’re angry. If you don’t see it at first glance, take a closer look! […]