Parenting Strategies to Encourage Kids’ Scholastic Success

Sometimes it’s hard to know how to best encourage your children in their schoolwork. You don’t want to do their work for them, and you don’t want them to feel pressured in unhealthy ways. Here are some ideas on how to help your child perform well in school without overstepping positive boundaries.   Don’t Overdo It   Most of us …

What Are the Warning Signs of Autism, and Why Should ALL Parents Be Aware of Them?

As parents we worry, sometimes unnecessarily about our children. We ask ourselves questions such as, “Is he developing on target?” or “Is his speech delay a sign of other problems?” That’s why it is important for us to speak honestly to our child’s pediatrician, day care providers and family members regarding any concerns we may have about our child’s development. …