As the new year approaches, it’s a good time to look back on the previous year and set goals for the next. Reflecting on accomplishments motivates us to do more of the same and keep those good feelings coming. Acknowledging what didn’t work out is … Continue reading Make New Friends and Keep the Old: How to nurture existing relationships and confidently form new ones
In the whirlwind of the holidays, it’s easy to forget the true meaning of the season–connecting with loved ones and giving back. The spirit of giving goes beyond buying stuff. As fun as it is to give and receive material possessions, it’s important to nurture … Continue reading Giving Experiences and Building Community: Family gifts and activities that boost the holiday spirit
In the midst of the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, many of us have shorter fuses. Tempers flare, angry words are said, and the joy of family gatherings suddenly sours. Sadly, the stress of special events can lead to negative interactions, behaviors or … Continue reading Family, Forgiveness and ADHD: Loving and letting go, during and beyond the holiday season
As the holiday season unfolds, my clients and friends express feeling very stressed. Some people have a long list of gifts to buy and wait until the last minute to do their shopping. Some schedule back-to-back social plans and celebrate with gusto. Other folks dislike … Continue reading Simplifying the Holiday Season with Your Neurodiverse Family: How to prevent stress and foster joy
Do you ever wish that you could pause time, take back something you said, and start over? Would you like to be someone who has quick comebacks in conversations, instead of thinking of something good to say 10 minutes later? The holiday season, now in … Continue reading Tips for Neurodiverse Social Communication: Engaging in more enjoyable and effective conversations
“Do you ever wonder why neurodiverse kids struggle with evaluating their strengths or challenges, understanding how their brains work and creating steps for self-improvement? Metacognition is the awareness and understanding of your own thinking and thought processes and, as the last executive functioning skill to … Continue reading Intrepid Ed News: What is Metacognition and Why Does It Matter So Much?
“Just when we thought we’d turned a corner in the COVID war, the Delta variant made all of us more nervous than we might already be. It’s worrisome for parents, educators, and students — all of whom are navigating wearing masks with quality instruction, engaged … Continue reading Intrepid Ed News: 4 Common Parenting Challenges and How to Overcome Them
(Mass Appeal) – It’s so easy to become overwhelmed through the holiday season. Joining us to help work through the stress is Clinical Psychologist Doctor Sharon Saline. Originally broadcasted here at wwlp.com.
(Mass Appeal) – When kids are home from school and it’s vacation, they often default to using their devices 24/7 and that is certainly not ideal. Today we welcome Clinical Psychologist Doctor Sharon Saline, with some practical ways to manage screen time for kids. Originally … Continue reading 22 News Mass Appeal: Managing screen time during the holidays
(Mass Appeal) – Many parents are seeing signs of separation anxiety in their children right now. Kids are justifiably concerned about being apart from family members in light of COVID 19. Why is this happening and what can you do about it? Joining me today … Continue reading 22 News Mass Appeal: Managing your child’s separation anxiety