Tommy Molter: Tourettes Has Nothing To Do With Intelligence

  Tommy Molter is like any other almost 15 year-old boy: he’s into sports, works hard at his school work, and dreams of being an astronaut. But Tommy is not like any other almost

Camp Memories: What Do You Remember?

What reminds you of camp? What camp memories are most poignant? Was it your bunk, your counselors, or friends? What foods do you still remember and relish decades later? Was it the camp songs?

Brad Cohen Tourette Syndrome Foundation Awarded Kars4Kids Small Grant

Brad Cohen’s Brad Cohen Tourette Syndrome Foundation recently applied for and received a small grant from Kars4Kids. We were happy to give him a hand with the good work he’s doing, advocating for those

Shoplifting Teens: A Rite Of Passage?

Shoplifting teens are a dime a dozen. But not if you’re a storeowner. Over $13 billion dollars worth of retail goods are stolen annually. That’s someone at the top taking a heavy hit. Still,

When Your Child Is Ready For Overnight Camp/

It’s that time of year when you begin to think about “gasp” summer and what you’re going to do with the kids during the long, hot days of summer. When the kids were little, you splashed with them

Orchid Child: Do You Have One?

Orchid Child is a term used to describe a child who will do poorly or exceptionally well, depending on that child’s environment. As you might have guessed, the term brings to mind the orchid

Oppositional Defiant Disorder: How Do You Know It’s Not Just Normal Teenage Rebellion?

Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) is what you call it when your child argues just for argument’s sake, not just a few times a day, but consistently, in every case. You say that the sun

When Teens Reject Religion

  Rebellion is a normal part of adolescence. As children morph into pre-teens and then teens, they seek greater independence, push boundaries, oppose rules, argue more, reject authority, and detach from the people who

Why You Should Never Say I Can’t Afford It To Your Kids

  Can’t afford that fancy camera your teenager has been lusting over for months? There’s no shame in that. Even wealthy people budget. But you might want to think twice before you use the

Kids and Swearing: Is There A Plus Side?

Kids and swearing, or maybe you call it using “cuss words” or a more hoity-toity “profanity.” Should kids still be admonished about using curse words in our day and age? Or do we now