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Fidget spinner craze: Help or hindrance?

Over the last few months, fidget spinners have become all the rage among children and adults in the United States. Fidget spinners are hand-held devices containing ball bearings that can … Full Entry »

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Explaining behavior therapy to children and teens

Behavior therapy refers to a modality of psychotherapy designed to help parents develop effective strategies for managing their child’s behaviors. Behavior therapy also teaches children healthy ways of managing their … Full Entry »

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Toxic stress and child development

“There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children.”—Nelson Mandela, former president of South Africa Children can experience a number … Full Entry »

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Preparing your family for back-to-school time

It is that time again! Back-to-school time. I hope you all had a wonderful summer. As parents, our goal is for our children to be successful in school and in … Full Entry »

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The Rise School of Houston

Mara is a spunky 5 year old little girl who attends The Rise School of Houston. She continues to thrive in school and surpasses expectations constantly, despite the fact that … Full Entry »

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