What Do I Need to Know Before Medicating My Child?

We live in a world where we are fortunate enough to have modern medicine to help provide our children who have many different medical issues with a quality of life never seen before. Yet, there is still so much more that we don’t know.  When your child has behavioral or psychiatric problems, medication may be […]

What Can I Do if My LGBTQIA+ Child Is Bullied at School?

According to, “When adults respond quickly and consistently to bullying behavior they send the message that it is not acceptable. Research shows this can stop bullying behavior over time.”  However, LGBTQIA+ kids are bullied at more than twice the rate of their cisgender peers, or those who identify with the gender assigned at birth. […]

Teaching Kids to Use Technology Responsibly

One of the issues magnified by online learning since the beginning of COVID-19 was how kids use technology. Suddenly, households with very regulated technology use were forced to allow their kids to be online for hours every single day.  With nowhere to go and unable to see friends in person, kids resorted to excessive use […]

Setting the Expectations Before You Get Out of the Car

The public meltdown. It is the nightmare of every parent of kids with behavioral issues. The whining, begging, tantrums, cursing, yelling, and the stares and judgment of everyone around – it can make a parent never want to take their child anywhere ever again.  What can be done? Are there any tools or skills that […]