January 20, 2018

The Truth About Drowning


By Mario Vittone The new captain jumped from the deck, fully dressed, and sprinted through the water. A former lifeguard, he kept his eyes on his victim as he headed straight for the couple swimming between their anchored sportfisher and the beach.   “I think he thinks you’re drowning,” the husband said to his wife…. Read more

6 Myths About Your Child’s Dental Health


By Julie Samrick In honor of February being Children’s Dental Health Month, I wrote an article for my regional parenting magazine.  I had no idea I’d learn so much talking to pediatric dentists in the area!  Read on for 6 Myths to be aware of when it comes to your kids’ teeth.  Read more   … Read more

10 Myths About Gifted Students

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An expert in the field for 20 years weighs in on what is true and what is false when it comes to gifted kids and how they learn best. Read more

3 Myths About Troubled Kids

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By Meredith White-McMahon, Ed.D In the past, we believed many things about troubled kids and how to deal with them.  We now know that many of these beliefs are not accurate. However, these myths just won’t go away. Here is the low-down on some of the misguided beliefs.   1. Their brains are fully formed… Read more

Myths of Helicopter Parenting

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Your kids aren’t in excessive activities?  Read why this description, and other myths, might still be attributed to “helicopter parents” here.  Is there anything you’d add to this list?