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Nature vs Nurture

It’s an age old question, that of which can never fully be answered: does nature rule our lives, or does nurture play a bigger role?  It seems that research and anecdotal evidence confirm that while nurture certainly plays an important role and has influence in who we become, there is just no escaping nature. As […]

What Parents Need to Know About Teen Suicide Trends

It’s not just your imagination.  Teen suicide rates are rising at alarming rates.  The suicide rate for white children and teens between 10 and 17 was up 70% between 2006 and 2016, the latest data analysis available from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Although black children and teens kill themselves less often than white youth do, the rate of increase was […]

What Does ADHD Really Look Like

Everyone is familiar with the term ADHD. Unfortunately, the term is thrown around too frequently and inaccurately.  As a result, we are quick to label any child with behavior problems as having ADHD, which is not always true.  And in order for children to get the appropriate tools and services to help them, they need […]
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