Kids

Managing Defiance in Preschoolers & Toddlers

Preschooler defiance is as much a fact of life as teen angst. Managing defiance as a parent through this stage need not be difficult! As the adult, you get to choose the battles without your preschooler being any the wiser. Look at the big picture So your fashionista wishes to wear her pink striped shirt with her orange and green…

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Kids

Why Children Develop Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

ADHD is a genetic, neurobiological condition. Although environmental factors such as stressors in the child’s home or school life can exacerbate the disorder, they do not cause it. There are many theories about the specific physiological causes of ADHD that have been supported by scientific research. These include genetics, ingestion of toxic substances, brain injury or abnormality, and sensitivity to…

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