Children & Teens

In Honor of Autism Awareness Day: For all the visual chart makers, For all the fidget providers, For those filled with love and patience, For those who learned the language, An appreciation post for all the caregivers.

2020-04-27T10:57:47-04:00April 2nd, 2020|

Autism Awareness Day is April 2nd. It’s a time when people wear blue and rock their multi-colored puzzle pieces in order to bring attention to those with Autism Spectrum Disorder, what it means and the many shapes it can take. The goal of the day [...]

ADHD Awareness Month

2020-01-03T21:26:32-05:00September 26th, 2019|

October is ADHD Awareness month.  Merriam-Webster defines awareness as knowledge and understanding that something is happening or exists.  Most of us can acknowledge that something is happening or exists because we can see it, feel it, smell it, hear it or taste it with at [...]

National Childhood Obesity Month

2020-01-03T21:30:18-05:00August 29th, 2019|

Childhood obesity is considered to be a major public health problem because of the recent increase of obesity in children. There are steps that families, providers and communities can take to support healthy growth in children and work to decrease the rate of childhood obesity. [...]

Suicide in Teens

2020-01-03T21:36:08-05:00July 31st, 2019|

Suicide tends to be a taboo subject, and can be scary to talk about. Suicide in teens can be an even more difficult topic to broach. It is, however, important if you have teens of your own or work with adolescents to be aware of [...]

Transitioning into Summer

2020-01-06T14:53:16-05:00June 11th, 2018|

When summertime comes around, we seem to check our responsibilities and healthy habits at the door. Transitioning into summer is not something everyone thinks about, it is usually the transition from summer to fall that is always on our mind. However, how we plan to move [...]

Helicopter Parenting

2020-01-06T16:54:41-05:00October 5th, 2017|

Ask most parents what they want for their children, and they’re likely to answer that they want them to be happy, have a good life, be successful in their careers, and have happy families of their own one day. They might add that they’d like [...]

Halloween Safety Tips

2020-01-06T16:55:31-05:00October 5th, 2017|

Halloween can be one of the most fun and exciting holidays of the year. Dressing up, carving pumpkins and eating chocolate candies are all part of the fun! But, while we look forward to the tricks and treats, true scares involving loved ones can ruin [...]

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