I paused for a moment when I heard this statement from my daughter the other night: "I don't know how to study". What? For a girl who gets good grades and stays on track with her homework, I couldn't figure out why she wouldn't know.
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder is a serious mental health condition that often goes undiagnosed in children for years. Many kids suffer in silence because they can't always control their thoughts and behaviors. If OCD develops while a child is in elementary school, they will do a lot to conceal their rituals so no one discovers their secret.
I’m not a really trendy person in general. In fact, you might call me pretty square. As a parent, trends have certainly surrounded me. However,...
You may have read a very recently released article highlighting the influence moms have on their children's' eating habits. An undergraduate wrote a thesis paper about this connection.
According to the CDC, teen drug and alcohol use is generally in decline. While that may be good news, many of these decreases have only happened in recent years.
You've probably read articles on helicopter parents. In fact, I've already written about helicopter parents at least once. But I found an article via a friend's Facebook page that put things in a different perspective. Kids who have helicopter parents tend to miss important developmental milestone that support independent living skills.