How to Explain the Everyday to a Child with Autism

One major deficit that children on the autism spectrum have is the ability to learn by observing the behavior of others around them. Observational learning is learning that occurs through observing the behavior of others, imitation of others, memorizing others reactions to specific environmental cues, and in turn performing those skills later on during social […]

How To: Combat Tantrums and Threats Like A Boss

Tantrums are like tidal waves. You see them coming a mile away and hope to avoid them if you swim to the shore fast enough. Some parents become so immune to them that you see them staring blankly at their screaming or flailing child with a resigned and long-suffering expression on their faces in the […]

Raising confident kids to not bow to peer pressure

While parents can blame technology and social media platforms for a lot of modern day aggravations, they cannot blame peer pressure on them; it is one thing that has not changed in the past few centuries, and teaching your kids to not bow down to peer pressure has and remains a challenge for a lot […]

Is My Child Being Bullied?

Although a lot has been written about bullying – and we mean a lot – children all around the world are still being bullied and their parents sometimes know nothing about it. Bullying, like so many other things, has evolved with technology. Not to be left behind, it found its way into cyberspace causing havoc, […]

Is my Child a Bully?

It is one of the hardest questions a parent can ask themselves about their child. The child that they watched grow from a helpless little baby into what they hoped would be a good, kind person. If your child is a bully, you can help them. Admitting that they are is halfway there to helping […]

Is Your Child Anxious?

Anxiety and angst seem such an adult thing to endure. After all, why should kids be anxious? They don’t have to bear any big responsibility, or shoulder any burden. So what would cause anxiety in kids? According to the American Academy of Paediatrics, anxiety disorders are the most common types of disorder in children. But […]