When my now 8 year old child entered preschool for the first time at age 3, I remember being very worried if he would eat at school, how the separation would go and the beginning of toilet training. It was a time of building independence for him and for me.
The biggest bedtime mistake parents of toddlers make is bringing the youngster into the marital bed in the middle of the night. This is the hidden secret of thousands of parents in the 21st Century! During the 1940’s and ’50’s, the big challenge was feeding....
According to the National Center for Educational Statistics, for every five students, one or more are being bullied. This data was collected from a survey with more than 2,300 student participants, with ages ranging between 12 and 18 years-of-age.
Disruptive mood dysregulation disorder (DMDD) is a childhood condition of extreme irritability, anger, and frequent, intense temper outbursts. DMDD symptoms go beyond a being a “moody” child—children with DMDD experience severe impairment that requires clinical attention. DMDD is a fairly new diagnosis, appearing for the first time in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), published in 2013.
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