When To Get Medication For My Child

Many parents ask when is it appropriate to medicate a child.  Many have strong opinions about benefits, side effects and lifelong effects of medications.  My thoughts on this debate vary depending on the age, symptoms, family structure and child’s characteristics. When looking at family structure it is important to consider what strategies or changes could … Read more

How do I know if my teen is struggling?

Being a parent of a teenager today is unbelievably challenging. The ways things have changed with technology have allowed teenagers to be social with everyone and anyone at all times. Along with the positive changes come some difficulties and worries. Teens are now not only being bullied in person but now over text messages and … Read more