Behavior

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....

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. ...

Be Flexible & Reduce the Anxiety of Getting Gifts

Source: autismdigest.comWe assume that everyone enjoys receiving a gift, especially kids. Yet many parents report that getting a gift causes fear and anxiety in their children with autism. Simply put, it just is...

A Hunting We Will Go! Scavenger Hunts for Learning

Who doesn’t remember a good scavenger hunt as a child? It was fun to be at a party, divide into teams and go out into the neighborhood to find items. Well, good fun is...