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Children and Teens

Mistake Phobia

Mistake phobia: No, it’s not a real diagnosis, although maybe it ought to be. I came up with the idea while listening to a mom talk about her 9-year-old...
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General

Mistaken for ADHD

After reading this book I believe the title says it all: “Mistaken for ADHD.” The author, Dr. Frank Barnhill, attempts to help parents, teachers, social workers and doctors who...
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Career

Finding the Right College

Parents: Please note that this column is meant to be shared with your teenager. Okay, you made it through that dreaded junior year, the supposedly make-or-break year that colleges...
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Why Children Lie

Lying is a skill all children learn. It is a tool for avoiding blame or punishment, and for shoring up a poor self-image. While all children lie, some do...
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Teens Who Self-Harm

Sandy’s mother, Lily, is beside herself. “I didn’t notice anything was wrong all winter,” she said. “Oh, she was quieter than usual and her grades weren’t the best. But...
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