Being part of a blended family is an exercise in knowing yourself and what you want very well. It also means compromise and the realisation that no one situation will ever mean everyone is happy.
Located near the Catskills, there lies a special place that opens its doors to visitors who would like to come and participate in something called “a day of mindfulness.” It is as simple as it sounds […]
Autism Speaks is an organization dedicated to changing the lives of those impacted by ASD. Founded in 2005 by Bob and Suzanne Wright, grandparents of a child with Autism, Autism Speaks has grown into the nation’s largest Autism science and advocacy organization, dedicated to funding research into the causes, prevention, treatments and a cure for Autism.
Giving a consequence to someone who experiences herself as bad is a difficult task, because the consequence only provides further data supporting a negative self-assessment. Adolescents are particularly skillful at creating evidence to support their underlying beliefs about themselves.
Christy was three years behind in high school- super embarrassing for her to be older than everyone in her class and so far behind. Christy would storm in my office, conveniently located outside of her classes, slam her hands down at my desk, stare intensely into my eyes and scream at the top of her lungs…