Behavior and Learning

Dealing with conflicting parenting styles

Think back to that first date with the person who would later become your spouse or lifetime partner. You probably asked about his or her interests, maybe a favorite color, or if you were particularly hitting it off maybe his…

Understanding Asperger’s Syndrome

The family doctor said she was a late bloomer. Her mother was concerned when she didn’t speak until she was almost four years old, but this was in the 1950s and little was known about CarolAnn Edscorn’s eventual diagnosis of…

How to curb your child of the "gimmies"

The holiday season is here, which for most adults means everything from staff parties and informal get-togethers with family and friends, to seemingly never-ending smorgasbords of food within a generally celebratory environment. For kids, though, the holidays mean something altogether…

Are your manners up to speed?

The holidays are filled with good food, gifts, and gatherings with friends and family. But it seems we have gotten away from basic table manners. The holiday season is a great time of year to teach our children table manners.…