Can I help my child develop grit and perseverance?

I recently gave a presentation at the Learning Disabilities Association (LDA) conference on impact of mindset (our belief about our ability to improve) on learning. During the questioning at the end of the presentation, one teacher asked, “I work with High School students. Is it too late to help them learn to deal with frustration … Read more

How’s your marketing plan?

Best Practices for Parenting Kids with ADHD Another school year is just about done and for many parents, and kids, it just wasn’t what was hoped for. The grades didn’t match expectations, personal projects were left unfinished, and outside goals were not realized. It’s not easy seeing so much potential go untapped. Frustration and fear … Read more

Teaching Your Child How to Ride a Bike… And Other Important Life Skills

Recently, I was at the bicycle store getting my bike tuned up for the season. While I was waiting for my bicycle, I watched as a mom and dad were attempting to teach their daughter, around the age of eight, to ride a two-wheeler. Her twin sister had apparently learned this skill sometime ago and … Read more