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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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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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Should Kids feel shame?

Providing Choice As parents, we try to protect our children against bad experiences, bad feelings, and bad thoughts. Bad everything. This in hopes that our child embraces the goodness within themselves and uses that as ammunition to navigate through the inevitable challenges he /she will face in the years to come. However, part of the […]

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What is an Educational Counsellor?

What is Educational Therapy or Educational Counselling? So, here you are. You’ve got a child who struggles with academics but underneath these difficulties are some real psychological or neurobiological deficits.  Without sounding too technical, if your child has been diagnosed with ADHD or a learning disorder- you may need a professional who has an understanding […]

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What an ADHD Diagnosis Means for Your family.

The Moment Having a child wasn’t supposed to be so difficult.   I suppose these may be the thoughts” of many parents as they walk out the pediatrician’s office with the official “ADHD diagnosis”.  “What will this mean for our family…. what do we now …. Can we afford to get help for our child?  These […]

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How to deal with guilt after Losing Control!

It’s a slow stressful Wednesday and work was full of backed up paperwork and a stressed out boss. You start to look forward to the quiet drive on the way to picking up your kids, but you get caught in traffic. Trigger 1! Almost 5 minutes late picking up your three children from school and […]