Back-to-School Transitions for Children of Divorce

Back to School After Divorce by Jenny Kanevsky

How to help your kids ease into a new routine when there are now two households.

Don’t Get Buried Alive by Negativity: Staying Positive in a Dangerous World

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Jed Diamond looks at alternatives to negativity when life throws the biggest curveballs.

Andrew W: With Great Power…

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Welcome to Portraits of Fatherhood: We’re telling the story of today’s dads. __ There is no better place to witness the changing roles of men and women in the larger culture than through the lens of parenthood. But rather than speculate on what and how contemporary fathers do what they do, we’d like to bring […]

Am I Broken? One Man Questions the Curse of Mental Illness

What happens when we don’t want to pass our traits onto our children? Writer Scotty Schrier gives us an honest look at his own disorders and breaking the “curse” of mental health problems.

How a Dad Took a Good Look at His Son’s Bad Day, and Ended Up in Awe

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His son Chris had a bad day, but as a dad, Sean was willing to cut some slack. More than that, he was filled with a profound respect. Here’s why.

Is ADHD Real and How Do I Deal With It?

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Dr. Christina Edmonson Shares Real Talk On ADHD

How I Learned To Love My Son For What He Is… and Also What He’s Not

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Why do we celebrate individuality in adults but condemn it in our boys?

The Classroom Behavior Cycle for Boys…Fidget, Discipline, Repeat

The Classroom Behavior Cycle for Boys

Boys are often disciplined more often than girls in the classroom and as a result a cycle of behavior ensues.

My Journey to Intentional Parenting

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Raising two special needs boys forced Jenny Kanevsky to innovate by blending the four traditional parenting styles with her own mix of intention, instinct, and flexibility.

Comment of the Day: Changing the Conversation on Mental Illness

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Sometimes, comments from readers can drive us … well, a little crazy. But sometimes, a comment brightens your whole day, as this one did for Michael Kasdan.

I May Be Crazy (But It Just May Be a Lunatic You’re Looking For)

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Mike Kasdan says that mental health maladies like depression, bipolar disorder, ADHD, and autism reflect the diversity of our minds, and we should embrace them rather than stigmatize them.

Neglecting Neuroscience Has Criminal Consequences for Youth

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The high rates of neurodevelopmental disorders among young people in custody show more must be done to resolve the problems that lead them there.

Who Will Save The Boys? A Wake Up Call

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Aleasa Word speaks out about on how boys issues get ignored

5 Reasons Parents Deny Existence of Children’s Mental Health Conditions

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Aleasa Word gives tips on how to cope with acceptance of mental health problems in your child.

Like Parents, Like Children: The Dangers of Medicating Unhappiness, Stress, and Inconvenience

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Thomas Fiffer exposes three inconvenient truths about adults and wonders if children’s “attention deficit” is nothing more than the lack of a compelling message?

“Can Proper Drug for ADHD/ADD = Raising Quality of Life?”

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This comment by Archy on the post America, Please Stop Drugging Your Children