Getting A’s: From Autism to Asperger’s and Everything on the Spectrum

Although all the testing in the world can’t capture the whole story of a child’s behavioral concerns, the correct testing can provide valuable insight to help each child succeed. Reaching a diagnosis can be an arduous journey because there’s a…

Got Kids? Got Guilt.

As I sit here tonight thinking about what to write for this article, I also have passing thoughts of “If and how will me missing a crucial part of their day (bedtime) several nights a week have an impact?” and…

Fix the “Fix It” Approach

Sometimes having the “fix it” approach can leave us more frazzled than if we had chosen to let it be Ikea furniture- seems like a win-win doesn’t it? Its financially friendly, and great for most spaces. I’ve never enjoyed thinking…

Movies Exploring Mental Health

Movies can be a wonderful platform in which parents and children can have an honest dialogue about everyday life, as well as emotions/mental illness and the stigma that surrounds it. Here are three movies that can foster a dialogue in…

BULLYING: What is it? Can it be prevented? What can we do?

What do you do when your child refuses to go to school? Or when your child comes home on the bus with unexplained injuries?  Should you worry if your child starts having nightmares and sleep issues? Or begins complaining of…

January 2018 – Fresh New Year

Many people attempt to begin new healthy habits on New Years Day. Ashley Wooley, LMFT has some great tips for you as you begin your new habit journey. For the last five years my New Year’s resolution has been to…