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Managing Coronavirus Depression

First, please know that pandemic fatigue and depression is a very real condition…

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Back-to-School: Preparing Your Child for Virtual Learning

To the dismay of many parents, the hybrid option to the academic school year for our children is no longer an option…

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5 Tips to Managing Parental Anger During COVID-19

While new cases for COVID-19 in Northern Virginia are reportedly lowering, the stress of the pandemic on parents still weighs heavily…

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Quarantining with Teens & Children with ADHD

While a schedule and structure are very important for our children, equally important now is our loving presence and availability to them…

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Owning-Up to Infidelity

An argument could be made for you to continue to keep your secret and for you to continue to work through your emotional conflicts. However…

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The National Anthem Controversy: A Teachable Moment for Young Children

Regardless of your feelings or opinions as adults on this topic, it’s important to remember that younger children are the most at risk emotionally as a group…

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Will My Children Inherit Mental Illness?

Mental illness does sometimes run in families and genetics do play a role…

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The Effects of Fighting in Front of Your Children

Disagreements and arguments are a normal part of any marriage and family…

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Is It Okay to Spank Your Child?

Fear-based parenting as a practice is wholly unacceptable…

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A Sensitive Child or a Sensory Processing Disorder?

Sensory Processing Disorder is a neuro-developmental disorder that is usually diagnosed in early life…

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