Most people think they know the primary symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and anxiety — but the two conditions are very different. When it comes to the signs, strangely enough, they can sometimes look the same. As a parent, though,...
To us adults, the life of a child can look like a walk in the park. But... that's not always how it feels to a child. Although children don't have the pressure of paying bills, holding down a job, or maintaining...
Struggling with anxiety is a challenge, to say the least. Helping your anxious child to deal with this ailment can be even more challenging. As a parent, it may be hard to know what is the right thing to do or...
As a parent, thinking about how to prevent child abuse, particularly to prevent sexual abuse, isn't generally something you want to think about, right? It's likely that you're aware how debilitating child abuse can be. Not only does it make...
In our high-tech/low-attention-span culture, it’s understandable that something called Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is viewed as a punchline. However, as millions of people—many of them children—can explain, there’s nothing funny about a brain disorder that interferes with development and functioning....
When you have a child who battles, and struggles to cope with anxiety, you likely want to do all within your power to ease their struggle. After all, it's hard enough to cope with anxiety as an adult, let alone...
What do you think your child needs most to develop healthy attachments in life? If you answered “love,” you're not alone. After all, isn't that what all humans crave? Isn't it what parents usually shower their babies with from the...
Adolescence can be a difficult time, making it challenging to survive and thrive in stressful circumstances. Your teenager is likely struggling with his or her identity and the newly discovered challenge of independence. Social situations can also prove taxing...
Chances are, if you’re reading this blog, your son or daughter plays video games. You may even see changes in him or her already which may have sparked your curiosity on this topic. The truth is, there’s a lot...
Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) or Anxiety? Well this is a tricky question! It is not an easy task to decipher which diagnosis is accurate or if either of them is accurate. It could be a troubling situation that causes a...