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The Catch 22 of Teen Mental Illness

Parents of children with mental illness have it hard, really hard. Diagnosing, treating and managing a mental illness in a youg child is one of the most difficult responsibilities a parent can encounter.  Parents and families are thrown into a

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Keeping It Simple: Dr. Temple Grandin’s Top 5 Parenting Tips for Autism

  Sometimes I get lost in all of the therapies, advice, opinions and ‘new findings’ related to autism. That’s when I refer back to five simple tips for autism parenting provided by the renowned Dr. Temple Granding  last year during an interview

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Over-Scheduling Our Children May Cause Stress

Listen to the wishes of any of your adult friends. What do you hear most often? How they are too busy or too overwhelmed or how life is too hectic and how they are looking forward to a vacation or

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The Art of Conversation

  It is interesting how we as parents can lull ourselves into believing whatever we want to about our children. I had thought I had learned the lesson to not take everything the school or the paras say about progress

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