Helping your kids manage their temper

May 26, 2015  |   For parents of children   |   Click on title to comment!

Two helpful videos to watch with your kids:    

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On power struggles with teens

May 26, 2015  |   For parents of teenagers   |   Click on title to comment!

[1] Domjan, Michael. (1993) Domjan and Burkhard’s The Principles of Learning and Behavior, 3rd Edition. Pacific Grove, CA: Brooks/Cole Publishing Company.   [1] Domjan, Michael. (1993) Domjan and Burkhard’s The Principles of Learning and Behavior, 3rd Edition (pp. 290). Pacific Grove, CA: Brooks/Cole Publishing Company.   [1] Domjan, Michael. (1993) Domjan and Burkhard’s The Principles […]

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ADHD / externalizing behavior and vitamin deficiencies

May 20, 2015  |   For parents of children,For parents of teenagers   |   Click on title to comment!

Some studies do seem to suggest that certain vitamin deficiencies (such as Magnesium, Vitamin D, Zinc and certain Vitamin B’s) correlate with ADHD and externalising behaviour problems. Further research suggests that supplementing such deficiencies can lead to a reduction in symptoms. While not a treatment on its own, this appears to be somewhat useful as a […]

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Schools banning cell phones

May 20, 2015  |   For parents of children,For parents of teenagers   |   Click on title to comment!

A new study out of the suggests that when schools banned cell phones, students’ performance significantly improved, with low-achieving students improving the most: http://www.cnet.com/news/kids-perform-better-at-schools-that-ban-phones-study-says/ https://ca.shine.yahoo.com/how-smartphones-affect-kids-at-school-131046279.html http://cep.lse.ac.uk/pubs/download/dp1350.pdf

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Talking to your pediatrician about mental health issues

May 18, 2015  |   For parents of children,For parents of teenagers   |   Click on title to comment!

This article raises the importance of talking to your kid’s doctor when you start to notice behavioral or emotional issues: http://www.livescience.com/50863-children-behavior-problems-health-doctor.html  

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