Everyone has needs, regardless of who they are, what they do, and their past. Understanding these needs means we can meet them, make the most of all the opportunities we have, and maximize our potential. One of the leading models for understanding human needs is Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs. Learn more about what Maslow’s Hierarchy […]
Eating disorders can be far more complex conditions than many realize. The seriousness of eating disorders cannot be overstated, nor can the inextricable link with a person’s mental health. An eating disorder is not a diet or a choice that has been made with a healthy physical goal in mind. It is, instead, a multifaceted […]
Milestones are integral to tracking a baby’s process as they grow, learn and develop. By setting defined times when children should be showing certain behaviors or taking specific actions, it’s easier for parents and medical professionals to spot any delays or problems with normal development. According to the CDC, it’s essential to follow these milestones […]
It is universally accepted that Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) is a genetic, biochemical disorder caused by deficits in two specific neurotransmitters that are believed to be responsible for facilitating attention within the brain and are known to run in families. Unfortunately, gaining consensus among healthcare professionals on the exact criteria for ADD and the most […]
Experiencing something traumatic but not being able to process or move on from it can lead to a negative outlook, whereby the person feels like they have no control over their lives and the things that happen to them. Psychologists refer to this as a victim complex or victim mentality. It can be classified as […]
Teaching your child at home by yourself can seem like a monumental task. But fortunately, plenty of help is available online. Various organizations have developed homeschooling programs and courses that make it easy for any parent to educate their child themselves. Moreover, you can use these courses for virtually any purpose, including preparing your child […]
Here, we’ll look at mental exhaustion, its symptoms, and how to handle this particular type of fatigue. Also called mental fatigue, this feeling can be akin to the sensations of tiredness and ‘drained’ you feel after physically working out. What is mental exhaustion? Mental exhaustion can be characterized in different ways, but that drained, tired, […]
As parents, you’re raising the minds of tomorrow. You are your child’s friend, teammate, biggest fan, challenger, teacher, and safety net. Raising your kid means shaping their future, and we want you to shape it for success. Success means they have had all the tools from childhood designed to give them the confidence and self-esteem […]
The age of 8 is an essential transformational period for a child, as it signals the start of middle childhood. The young child who once needed their parents for help with everyday tasks will no longer be as reliant as their mental, physical, and emotional growth soar. For many parents, having a more independent child […]