3 Tips to Help You Enter a New Social Circle

Group Of Teenagers Sitting Outdoors Eating Fast Food

Having a good group of friends can make life a lot more enjoyable, entertaining, and interesting. Also, at some point, you may be put into a situation which requires you to make new friends and enter a new social scene. The only problem is that sometimes it can be difficult to make friends. Even the most social people can have difficulties making friends. Making […]

Maximizing Help from Your Child’s Guidance Counselor

Mother and teen girl shake hands with a counselor.

One of the most neglected personalities in the school is the Guidance Counselor. If she is not ignored, her role in the academe is often misconstrued. She is often only thought of as the last resort for unruly and delinquent children. However, the Guidance Counselor can provide services not only for students who display irresponsible behavior but also for those who conduct themselves well […]

A More Understanding World for People with ADHD

Attention-deficit Hyperactivity Disorder or ADHD has been studied only in the 20th century. Prior to this, a hyperactive, inattentive and impulsive child with reading problems, would be labelled as “feeble-minded”. The following are the differences in perspectives toward children with ADHD during the 19th Century and 21st Century. Cause and nature of ADHD During the 19th century, a child possessing the characteristics of a […]

Parenting, the French Way

Parenting, the French Way

In an excerpt of her article “Why French Kids Don’t Have ADHD”, Dr. Marilyn Wedge, a family therapist, is quoted as saying “How come the epidemic of ADHD — which has become firmly established in the United States — has almost completely passed over children in France?” French children have an almost nonexistent record of ADHD, while nearly 9% of American children are diagnosed […]