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8 Important Things to Know About Your Child’s Sleep Routine

  1.Why is adequate sleep so important for my child? Research has shown that children need to have an adequate amount of sleep in order for their brains to develop properly. Without the proper amount of sleep, you might find your child having: Irritable behaviors Difficulty regulating

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A Visual Schedule: The Best Secret to Tackling Your Child’s Behaviors

A Visual Schedule: The Best Secret to Tackling Your Child’s Behaviors

What is a visual schedule? A visual schedule is a tool that provides children with images to guide their day. Visual schedules are often seen in classrooms, because it is an effective tool to ensure that all children know the routine of the day. This can be

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Is your Children’s Diet Affecting Their Mood? Ask Yourself These 3 Questions

Is your Children’s Diet Affecting Their Mood? Ask Yourself These 3 Questions

Remember the old saying, “You are what you eat?” This certainly holds true when discussing a child’s diet. Studies have found that children with ADHD specifically fall under this category, where their behaviors are closely linked to the foods that they eat.  When considering your child’s diet,

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8 New Tips For Parents of Picky Eaters

Being a parent of a picky eater can feel like an ongoing challenge. Worrying that your child isn’t getting enough nutrients can make mealtimes feel like pure power struggles. While being a picky eater can be completely normal, consider these tips to cope with those mealtime battles. 

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What is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy?

What is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy?

What is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy? Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a helpful tool to help identify and manage challenges. The goal of CBT is to change the pattern of negative behaviors and negative thinking.  CBT can be effective for individuals struggling with: Mental illness Depression Anxieties Life

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How Can I Support My Child With ADHD During Virtual Learning?

How Can I Support My Child With ADHD During Virtual Learning?

For many households, learning virtually will be the norm this fall. Virtual learning is difficult and stressful for all students, but it can seem even more challenging for students with ADHD who struggle with focusing their attention. Here are 5 strategies that can help support your child

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Virtual Learning: 5 Tips for setting your child up for success

Virtual Learning: 5 Tips for setting your child up for success

More and more districts are deciding that virtual learning is the safest way to have children return to school this fall. This new change can be difficult and confusing for parents and children to navigate. As the school year begins, here are a few tips to set

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How Do I Teach My Child to Have Flexible Thinking?

How Do I Teach My Child to Have Flexible Thinking?

Flexible thinking, also known as cognitive flexibility, is the ability to shift thinking, or think about something in a different way.  This year is full of unknowns; children aren’t sure what school will look like, if parents will go to work, whether sports will be played, or

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How Can I Establish Structure for My Child During the Chaos of a Pandemic?

How Can I Establish Structure for My Child During the Chaos of a Pandemic?

Living through a pandemic feels like a constant rollercoaster. Guidelines change daily, updates occur hourly, and fears can escalate at any moment. While this can be challenging for any adult, it can also leave you, as a parent, unsure of how to establish structure for your child

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How can I help my anxious child?

How can I help my anxious child?

According to the CDC, approximately 4.4 million children between the ages of 3-17 have been diagnosed with anxiety. Anxiety can affect a child mentally, physically, and socially. If you are noticing that your child is starting to become anxious, here are a few strategies that you should

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