Do the benefits of medications for behavioral conditions such as ADHD and ADD outweigh the risks? Dr. Marilyn Wedge offers some important statistics about the increasing number of children receiving medications in the U.S., and discusses some alternative therapies.
Archive for February, 2013
After exploring every other avenue, how do we know when it might be appropriate to look at medication to help our children? Dr. Mani Pavulari offers some insight into this tough decision.
“Boys will be boys.” We’ve all heard it – but does it just condone bad behavior? And what is “bad behavior” anyway? Acclaimed author, Michael Thompson, challenges our assumptions and approaches to raising emotionally intelligent boys.
Mom Erin Janda Rawlings describes her own hurdles in coming to understand, accept and maneuver through her son’s emotional universe.
LGBT activist, Kathy Young gives a window into the great obstacles and vast joys of being a Lesbian mom today.
Zach Wahls blew up YouTube with his straight-shooting, heartfelt speech given to the Iowa House Judiciary Committee. If you missed it, watch and be lifted up by his love of his two moms.
Dr. Christine Carter offers us some tips on how to lay the foundation for the greatest love of all.
Friendships take work and commitment, but the payoff is huge. TMC President Sam Kurtzman-Counter talks about helping kids learn how friendships can make life better, sweeter, and more fun!
You blow your top trying to solve a conflict with your child, and the situation deteriorates further. Quick! Read this interview with Dr. Laura Markham, who loads us up with tips on how to get your kids to do what they don’t want to do — without yelling!
Before becoming a mom, TMC President Sam Kurtzman-Counter never really thought of friendship as a skill to be learned. Read on as she talks about watching her own child work through the process of making friends, learning tools that might not necessarily come naturally to young kids.