Posted on April 28, 2011
What are scientists learning about the differences between boys’ and girls’ brains?
Posted on January 26, 2011
Parents near and far feel terribly stressed each morning as they pack their picky child’s lunch for school, because they know that while other children are munching happily away at their casserole or stir-fry leftovers from last night’s dinner, our child has the same four items they always have…every day. And two of those are questionably healthy.
Posted on October 29, 2010
When we are spending time with a friend and sharing the funny story about what happened at work that morning, we are taking in loads of information about their interest in our story without even realizing it. Non-verbal cues such as body-language, facial expression, and eye contact tell us how engaged they are and what they’re feeling…
Posted on August 25, 2010
Perfectionist (noun): a person who demands perfection of himself, herself, or others
Perfect (adj.): excellent or complete beyond practical or theoretical improvement
Many parents who worry about their child’s focus and work ethic fall in one of two camps:
(1) I’m worried my child is a perfectionist; he gets so upset when he doesn’t get something just right!
(2) I’m worried my child has no drive or ambition. She doesn’t even want to try! She’d rather take the easy route….every time!
Posted on July 1, 2010
The dog days of summer are upon us, which brings blissful afternoons at the pool, best friend sleepovers, exciting family vacations, and often a lot less patience from parents. It’s usually by this time each summer that parents… Read More
Posted on January 1, 2010
Last month a great article written by David Dobbs was published in The Atlantic. It discusses research in genetics that is exploring the idea of “orchid children.” This research contends that those children who struggle the most in… Read More