Category Archives: Parenting

It’s a Coverup! What to Do When Your Child Lies About a Mistake

By Kimberly Feltes Taylor and Eric Braun, coauthors of How to Take the ACHE Out of Mistakes Imagine this scenario: You’re at the checkout counter at the grocery story. All the groceries are rung up—for a total of $52.50. You … Continue reading

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10 Strategies for Helping Students with ADHD Cope with Frustration

By Katherine Quie, Ph.D., L.P. As a child psychologist, I have years of experience working with children and adolescents with ADHD who struggle to cope with frustration. My therapy and testing referrals often have behaviors like: fighting skipping classes throwing … Continue reading

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The One Thing Queer Kids—and All of Us—Need Most

By Kelly Huegel Madrone, author of LGBTQ: The Survival Guide for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning Teens  When adults find out that I wrote a survival guide for LGBTQ kids and teens, they frequently ask me what they can … Continue reading

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How to Take Learning Outside with Your Child

By Allison Amy Wedell I’m not sure when it was that I realized, with a bit of a jolt, that I’m raising a city girl, but there it is. She feels just as at home on public transportation as she … Continue reading

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5 Ways Depression in Students Can Impact Learning

By Myles L. Cooley, Ph.D., author of A Practical Guide to Mental Health & Learning Disorders for Every Educator: How to Recognize, Understand, and Help Challenged (and Challenging) Students Succeed Depression is more than feeling sad: It is an altered … Continue reading

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