5 Underlying Causes of Academic Underachievement

5 Underlying Causes of Academic Underachievement

Are you concerned about your child’s grades in school? Academic underachievementcan be caused by a number of factors, and it’s important to get to the root of the problem so that your child can get the proper help he/she needs. Here are some underlying causes of academic underachievement. Anxiety and/or depression. Both anxiety and depression […]

ADHD and Parenting

3 Tips for Parenting a Child with ADHD

Parenting a child with ADHD can be quite overwhelming. With all the issues he/she faces, including difficulties in school and at home, coping with your child’s behavior and interactions with others, etc., may be challenging. Here are 3 tips to help you parent your child more effectively. Be consistent.On a daily basis, whether you are […]

Moving On

Moving on: 5 Tips to Help Propel You Forward

Whether you’ve experienced a divorce, a break up, a loss of a job, etc., the thought of moving on can seem quite challenging. The stress of starting over can get in the way of you getting on with your life. Here are 5 tips to help you move forward. Know your worth.Whatever your situation may […]


3 Tips to Help You Cope After a Separation or Divorce

Moving on from a separation or divorce can be quite challenging. Fear of change and being alone can get in the way of healing and moving forward. Here are 3 tips to help you cope after your relationship has ended. Find yourself again. Sometimes in a relationship a person can become too enmeshed with his/her […]


Parental Addiction: 6 Ways to Help a Child Cope with a Parent Who is Addicted to Drugs or Alcohol

Parental addiction can affect children in detrimental ways. Neglect, abuse, academic difficulties, low self-esteem, behavioral problems and drug and alcohol addiction are just some examples of the devastating issues these children face. There are ways, however, you can help a child cope with a parent who suffers with addiction. Don’t hide the addiction. Children understand […]

New Year's Resolutions

4 Tips to Help You Maintain Your New Year’s Resolutions

Every year is an opportunity to start fresh, and many of us create New Year’s Resolutions to help as part of that process. For the first few weeks, the excitement and motivation is there, but as time goes on, our motivation becomes less and less and the resolutions we were so excited to achieve become […]


4 Tips to Help You Cope with Stress during the Holidays

The holidays are a time for family, friends, holiday parties and get-togethers. It’s also a time of stress and strife for many. The hustle and bustle of shopping, hosting guests at your home and having to deal with certain family members are just some examples of the stressors people face during the holidays. Here are […]

Self-Esteem 5 Tips to Help You Believe in Yourself

Self-Esteem: 5 Tips to Help You Believe in Yourself

In the past, whenever I heard the phrase “believe in yourself,” I wasn’t exactly sure what it meant. I suffered with low self-esteem at the time, and the thought of believing in myself seemed so far out of reach. After a whole lot of research and through persistence and determination, I’ve finally learned what it […]


7 Tips for Effective Parenting

Parenting is probably one of the most fulfilling aspects of a person’s life, yet it can be quite challenging, to say the least. Unfortunately, there is no all-in-one handbook that parents can use as an effective guide. Plus, each child is different so what may work for one child may not work for another and […]