Behavior

Expert Offers Bully Prevention Tips

Many children with special needs experience bullying, and often they and their families are unsure of how to handle it and the best way to overcome the effects of bullying. Today I am interviewing an...

Managing Mom’s Emotional Health

These are the words that actually came out of my son’s mouth: “Well, I’m just saying that to me it doesn’t seem like everything you do is that hard. I’m the one that’s stuck...

Eliminate Bullying in Your School

Many children with special needs experience school bullying. Some experts, teachers, and other students blame the victim because they are different. The world has gotten the message that blaming the victim in cases of...
perfectionism

PerfectionISM – A Child’s Need to Succeed…PERFECTLY!

On perfectionism: No one is perfect... that's why pencils have erasers.  ~ Jay Fuentes. It’s 5pm and my son Jay has been working on the same homework problem for an hour now. “Jay, please stop....

Two Stress Reducing Ideas for Home and School

Jaylen has always been a little obsessive compulsive, and strong willed to say the least.  Along with those stressors comes some extreme anxiety.  It seems to come and go in waves, sometimes when least...

Anxiety Reduction Through Energy Healing

At the very elemental level, everything we see, feel, hear, taste, touch or experience is made up of energy. This of course includes our bodies. In a previous article, I introduced the chakras, or...

ADHD and Back-to-School Anxiety

Here it is, the new school year.  For many, it’s the time when our children’s carefree smiles disappear and their walk looses some of its lightness.  Stress, overwhelm, anxiety creep back into our children’s...

Anxiety is Truly a Family Affair

Although it was my daughter that was diagnosed with an anxiety issue at a very young age it has been the whole family that has been trying to understand and cope with the anxiety. ...

Safe Natural Treatment of ADD and ADHD

If you are the parent of a child with ADD or ADHD or if you have one of these conditions yourself, I’d encourage you to look at Dana Ullman’s review of homeopathic treatments for...
jeremy brooks ending intolerance

On a Mission to End Intolerance

“It is important that people know  what you stand for.  It’s equally important that they know  what you won’t stand for.”   ~ Mary Waldrop One of my previous articles focused on The Gift of Tolerance which included successful...