How to Make the Most of Summer Reading Programs

Summer reading programs are in full swing across the country (see below for some free summer reading programs). While these programs are wonderful vehicles for encouraging reading during the summer, stress and anxiety may present road blocks to summer reading success. As a teacher with a doctorate ... Read More

How to Have a Stress-Free Family Vacation

For many families in the United States, summer travel season is just around the corner. Family vacations are not just about getting away -- they’re about coming together. However, travel can be an expensive, time-consuming, stress-inducing exercise without proper preparation. When planning a ... Read More

How to Teach Your Child to Cope With Anger

Do you find your child lashing out? While your child is growing and still learning how to cope with anger, she may tend to instinctively use anger as a defense against physical and emotional pain. As her parent, there are many ways you can help your child through these emotional moments. Here are ... Read More

How Children Process Anger Differently

If you are a parent, you know that sometimes your children seem to get angry out of the blue, without warning or reasonable explanation. To understand how to help children work through anger, it first helps to understand where this emotion comes from and how children process anger differently than ... Read More

Helping Children Cope With Tragedy

These days, our nation wrestles with the fear and emotional uncertainty resulting from violent situations that seemingly occur on a regular basis. As these shootings and attacks flash across our television screens and cell phones, we question how: how could this happen? Who would do such a ... Read More