16 Tips to Tackle Common Challenges When Parenting Kids with ADHD

“They say I have A.D.H.D.  They just don’t understand…oh look, a squirrel!” By Margarita Tartakovsky, M.S. Original Source:  http://psychcentral.com The symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can present parents with many challenges. Kids with ADHD “often lose track of their things, have difficulty staying on top of homework and seem generally scattered when attending […]

Dealing with Grief

“Grief can be the garden of compassion. If you keep your heart open through everything, your pain can become your greatest ally in your life’s search for love and wisdom”. -Rumi The stages of grief and mourning can be universal and experienced by people from diverse religious and cultural backgrounds.  Mourning is the process an […]

How To Recognize Signs You Were Raised By A Narcissist

Original Source:  Anna Almendrala Healthy Living Editor, Huffington Post   To outsiders, your dad is a larger-than-life social magnet who attracts people from all walks of life. Or your mom is the perfect woman, always looking to please and juggling everything with ease. But behind closed doors, all pretense falls away. Only you, their child, knows what […]

Children: The Importance of Having Household Chores

  Original Source:  Jessica Lahey, PBS.org “Parents today want their kids spending time on things that can bring them success, but ironically, we’ve stopped doing one thing that’s actually been a proven predictor of success—and that’s household chores,” -Richard Rende Household participation is the first, and I’d argue essential, step toward building a purpose-driven and […]

Domestic Violence Hurts More Than the Victim

  “I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent” -Mahatma Gandhi “The most perfect of believers in belief is the best of them in character. The best of you are those who are the best to their women.” -Prophet Muhammad (PBH) […]