Is Your Child Having Difficulty Talking? When is it time to seek professional advice?

Does your child have trouble finding the right words to say?  Does your child talk, but not make sense?  Does your child have difficulty with the social rules of talking?  These questions are related to your child’s expressive language abilities. Children that have difficulty expressing themselves can become frustrated, which results in withdrawing or acting …


What is Your Behavior Saying?

Picture this:  You are sitting in an airport waiting for your family member, when you see a young woman emerge from the gateway.  She stops, looks around uncertainly, and then a huge smile spreads across her face as she begins running toward a small group of people waiting a short distance away.  She embraces each …


Responding to Boredom

In my last article, I discussed the benefits of boredom. So it’s okay to be bored from time to time, and it’s important to allow boredom; but what about too much boredom? As summer quickly approaches, it’s important to think about how you are going to respond to “I’m bored” without panicking and handing over …