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Before reading this post, you may want to read my last post, The 8 Red Flags of Attention Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder in Kids and Teens. If you’re wondering if your child has ADHD, read that post and consider taking them to a psychologist for an evaluation. If your child has recently been diagnosed with ADHD, […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Although this isn’t necessarily something I would have placed within my role as a psychologist, I get a lot of questions from parents about whether they should allow their teens to use social media apps. It makes sense – parents are concerned about their child’s safety and well-being, and what teens are doing on their phone […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Take a moment and think back to your childhood. What did you do for fun? When you had free time? When you truly enjoyed yourself and lost track of time? You may have enjoyed playing pretend – playing house, playing school, or playing cars. You may have loved to roughhouse with your siblings, play catch […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
It’s officially summer! Here in the Houston area, this is the first full week of summer for most school-age kids and teens. It’s such a fun time of year – I love seeing everyone feeling proud of themselves for finishing another year, and feeling happy, relaxed and ready enjoy the summer. However, after the initial […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
There have been so many articles about technology and kids in the news recently. 10 Reasons Why Handheld Devices Should Be Banned For Kids Under 12 has been shared all over Facebook. There was also a rebuttal to that article, called 10 Reasons Why I Will Continue To Give My Kids Handheld Devices. Coincidentally, I just read a […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
In my last post, we discussed why sleep is so important for teenagers. Today, we’re going to talk about how: How do you help your teen get better sleep? First of all, there’s a major hurdle that you need to be aware of: teenagers’ brains are naturally wired to stay up later and sleep in […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
“A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor’s book.” – Irish Proverb We all know sleep is important, and most parents try their best to give their kids ample time to sleep each night. While most parents are able to ensure their babies and younger kids get enough sleep, […]Continue Reading... 4 Comments.