Is Quitting An Option?

Winners never quit and quitters never win – a tough lesson for anyone but especially tough for kids and parents trying to decide ‘is quitting an option’.  Regardless of your child’s age, he or she will suggest that he wants to quit a previously...

Focus On The Negative To Change The Status Quo

If you want people to change the status quo, first you have to get them to notice what’s wrong with it. That’s the idea behind a new study to be published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, which finds that people pay...

2012 Election: What Matters To Kids And Teens?

What matters to kids and teens when it comes to the future of the United States?  Candidates are talking about the issues they think that people want to hear about. But what about what matters to kids and teens? We asked: kids and teens when it comes to issues facing...

Is ADHD The New Normal In Children Today?

ADHD is in epidemic proportions in our children. While this may sound like a panic statement it is not intended to incite panic. It doesn’t even have to be a crisis, except that children with ADHD test the educational system at every turn. And the educational system...