Category Archives: Parenting

Recognizing OCD in Children

By Alison Dotson, author of Being Me with OCD While I now know that I’ve had obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) since I was a child, I certainly didn’t know it at the time. As a nine-year-old, all I knew was that fire … Continue reading

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7 Tips for Raising Emotionally Resilient Kids

By Michael Oberschneider, Psy.D., author of Ollie Outside: Screen-Free Fun In the 1984 movie The Karate Kid, a teenage boy becomes disheartened when his karate teacher has him doing chores to exhaustion day after day. Instead of teaching the boy … Continue reading

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The Semester Ahead: How to Help Your Kids Set Realistic Goals

By Beverly K. Bachel, author of What Do You Really Want? How to Set a Goal and Go for It! A Guide for Teens The beginning of a new year is the perfect time to prepare your kids for academic, … Continue reading

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Spotting ADHD in Girls

By James J. Crist, Ph.D., author of What to Do When You’re Cranky and Blue In the United States from 2011 to 2013, 9.5 percent of children ages 4–17 were diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). More specifically, for … Continue reading

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6 Tips for Resisting Peer Pressure and Beating Bullying on Halloween

By Eric Braun, coauthor of The Survival Guide for Money Smarts As October winds down, we reach the end of another successful National Bullying Prevention Month. The national campaign to raise awareness about bullying prevention was started by PACER in … Continue reading

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