31 05, 2019

Powering Off

By | May 31st, 2019|Sleep Sense, Teen Topics|

Summer is upon us! For many that means no school, (family) vacations, and more free time. A recent New York Times article ominously titled “Putting Down Your Phone May Help You Live Longer” speaks of just how much of our free time we spend on our phones. The article cites research about the […]

1 04, 2019

Five Spring Decluttering Tips

By | April 1st, 2019|Partner Perspectives|

Develop a system to manage paper. Paper is the number ONE item when it comes to clutter. Newspapers, magazines, and junk mail all add to the mountain of paper in our homes. The first step in organizing paper is to develop a system to manage it. Think in terms of time. Papers such as the […]

5 02, 2019

Silent Suffering: Anxiety and Depression in Teenagers

By | February 5th, 2019|Teen Topics|

Teens with anxiety and depression often suffer in silence. Here are tips for parents to spot the symptoms and help their teens cope.

19 12, 2018

Keeping Kids Active During Holiday Break…Without Electronics

By | December 19th, 2018|Kid Korner|

Despite the joy of the holidays, parents often wonder how to keep their children entertained. Here are non-electronic ways to engage kids over school break.

24 10, 2018

Three Videos About Sleep Every Parent Should Watch with Their Teens

By | October 24th, 2018|Sleep Sense, Teen Topics|

Talking to your teen about sleep often leads to arguments and frustration on both sides, but these three videos are great ways to introduce the topic.

17 10, 2018

Five Tips to Help Teens Build a Sleep Wind-Down Routine

By | October 17th, 2018|Sleep Sense, Teen Topics|

The teenage brain is in high gear all day and when they're ready to sleep, teens can’t just turn them off. Here are five tips to help them wind-down.

10 10, 2018

September Reset: Getting Teen’s Sleep Back on a School Schedule

By | October 10th, 2018|Sleep Sense, Teen Topics|

The new school year is here, and it’s time to help your teen reset from sleeping late to getting up early for school. Here are five easy tips to help.

9 10, 2018

Role of Play in Cognitive-Behavior Therapy

By | October 9th, 2018|Kid Korner|

Engaging children in therapy is important to successful treatment, and play is a great way to do that. Here are just a few of the benefits of play therapy.

13 09, 2018

National Epidemic of Underslept Teenagers, & What Parents Can Do about It

By | September 13th, 2018|Sleep Sense, Teen Topics|

Lack of sleep makes our teenagers not only drowsy, grumpy, and inattentive but also risks their well-being, health, and lives. Here are some of the best strategies for parents to help their teens get some sleep.

4 06, 2018

The Problem with Perfectionism

By | June 4th, 2018|Mood Matters|

We're encouraged from childhood to be the "best," but unrealistic expectations can lead to depression, anxiety and negative self-image. Here are videos and other resources to help you understand and manage the problem of perfectionism.