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  • How To Intervene With Bullying

    It’s difficult to stop bullying if you don’t know what it looks like. Bullying will escalate quickly if parents, teachers and children don’t stop it. It’s important to take all forms of bullying seriously- if adults don’t, then neither will children. Bullying can be defined as repeated harassment and attacks on …

  • How To Communicate Effectively With Parents

    Cooperation and support from parents can lead to a positive atmosphere and experience at camp. Open houses, visitors day, first day of camp – whatever the day, many directors, counselors and other staff find these meetings crucial to ensuring a good camp experience. Parents have high expectations for their children and …

  • Top 10 Questions For Your Therapist

    Before beginning therapy it’s important to be proactive and ask your therapist some questions. Every therapist has a different style and a different way of connecting with their clients. You want to make sure that their approach and background is right for you. The following are some questions that will shed some …

  • Potty Training Pointers

    In the wake of the recent polarized debate between child development specialists, parents are more confused than ever about when and how to potty train their child.

  • Is Your Baby Sleeping Safely?

    A Guide to Helping Your Baby Sleep Safe and Sound.

  • The Warning Signs of Learning Disabilities

    When the development of academic performance of a healthy child falls short of what is expected for his or her age and intelligence, parents or teachers may suspect the child has a learning disability (LD).

  • How A Teacher Can Help a Student With Attention Deficit Disorder Achieve Success in School

    There are many different techniques that a teacher can use to help provide a better working environment for a student with A.D.D.

  • Depression is Treatable…

    Everyone feels sad occasionally; it is an unavoidable part of being human. However, when these feelings of sadness lead to symptoms that include changes in sleep, appetite, energy and difficulty in concentrating and making decisions, it is time to seek help.

  • How To Diagnose Attention Deficit Disorder

    Parents and teachers should be aware that assessment of Attention Deficit Disorder is quite a complex process.

  • Tips on How to Help Your Child in School

    10 Tips on How to Help Your Child in School

  • Twelve Helpful Hints to Handling Your Active Child

    Twelve Helpful Hints to Handling Your Active Child

  • Cognitive Distortions Experienced During Depression

    There are a number of ways that your thoughts can become distorted by depression. Recognizing and refuting these distorted thoughts can often alleviate depression.

  • Bullying

    1 in 7 children are involved in bully-victim interactions. All children lose when aggression is tolerated; the bullies, the victims and the bystanders.

  • School is Just Around the Corner

    As the first day of school nears, many parents are asking themselves how to make this school year a good one. Family therapist and parent support counselor Susan Lieberman suggests ways a parent can give their child a head start before and after school arrives.

  • Coping With Your Child’s Anger

    You can tell what the purpose of someone’s mischief is by the way that it makes you FEEL. When it is happening, ask yourself, “How is this behaviour making me feel right now? Which of the basic emotional needs is being sought?”

  • Clues to Suicidal Thought

    10 Clues to Suicidal Thought & How You Can Help

  • MY A.D.H.D. CHILD

    A poem about A.D.H.D. by Tracy Nicolaus

  • Areas & Factors in Relationships

    Areas of Possible Concern and Compatibility Factors In Relationships

  • How to Help Siblings Play More and Fight Less

    When you have more than one child, you naturally entertain fantasies of your little ones growing up to be the very best of friends. It can be distressing to realize that, as they grow older, arguments can become more common than peaceful playtime…

  • Expert Insights with Dr. Thomas Phelan on 1-2-3 Magic!

    Besides my own mother, no one has shaped my parenting style and caregiving philosophies more than Dr. Thomas Phelan, clinical psychologist, founder of the 1-2-3 Magic program and author of the 1-2-3 Magic book series…

  • Making Fun With Art

    What are some of the secrets of a successful playdate, rainy day or time at home? One of the beloved activities that children love is art. Children get excited by the art projects that they do and it is a great rainy day activity…

  • How to Give Your Child a Head Start in School

    As we get deeper into the school year and children begin to feel the pressure of homework, tests and book reports, parents are asking themselves how to make this school year a noteworthy one…

  • School is Just Around the Corner: How to Give your Child a Head Start

    Summer will soon be over. June turned into July, July to August and just as quickly, August will become September. Children will soon give up camp stories for homework and long summer nights for bedtimes…

  • 12 Tips to Help Guide your Child Through a Separation

    One of the major concerns, besides fighting, that parents identify continuously is their fear that their children hate each other. This is a concern that is commonly shared by most parents…

  • The Importance Of Play In A Child’s Development

    Where does play fit into a child’s development? From a young age children need the freedom that play provides them. Through the freedom of play, children learn about themselves, others and the world around them…

  • Why Do Children Misbehave

    Children misbehave and act out for many reasons. If you take the time to figure out why your child is acting poorly instead of just reacting, it might go a long way to solving the problem…

  • How to Help Siblings Play More and Fight Less

    When you have more than one child, you naturally entertain fantasies of your little ones growing up to be the very best of friends. It can be distressing to realize that, as they grow older, arguments can become more common than peaceful playtime…

  • Separating is Never Easy…for Anyone

    When a child’s parents’ break up, it can be a very confusing time. Here are some common signs that kids are reacting to the separation…

  • Tips for Developing Positive Relationships between Siblings

    One of the major concerns, besides fighting, that parents identify continuously is their fear that their children hate each other. This is a concern that is commonly shared by most parents…

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