Blog Category: school

August 8, 2021
The Importance of WHAT and HOW

Do you tend to wait until the last minute to get your kiddos’ school supplies? Why do they need “YELLOW” folders – ugh! […]

September 10, 2020
A Letter to My Child’s Teacher

Dear Carpool-driving…lunch-making…homework-helping…summer-missing parents – It’s over…and the frenetic pace of school days is just beginning.  Breathe…ok, breathe again!  It will be fine! My […]

August 20, 2020
Turn down Stress, and Turn up Fun – Part One

It’s still summertime which means it’s time to turn down stress, and turn up fun! Especially as many across the country begin their […]

August 5, 2020
Transitioning Back To School Mid-Pandemic

As we head into a new school year, the familiar feelings of anxiety, nervousness and anticipation are settling in. However, going into the […]

June 2, 2020
Summer Activity Ideas During A Pandemic

By Dorri C. Scott, MSW, Resident Family Therapist and Parent Coach in Northern Virginia  Typically June marks the beginning of summer and the […]

April 9, 2020
Make the Best of Social Distancing

How is everybody doing? Are you going stir crazy yet? How are you coping with working from home, homeschooling the kids, and trying […]

October 10, 2019
Understanding ADHD

By Kasey Cain, Resident in Counseling  As children grow and develop, their ability to pay attention and focus changes. When someone comes to […]

September 24, 2019
It is OK to NOT BE OK Sometimes…

Schools are in full swing, and assignments are popping! And we are all starting to feel that heavy – I-have-so-much-to-do-where-do-I-start-feeling – that makes […]

September 11, 2019
Routines for Kids with ADHD

Continuing on last week’s topic of establishing a routine – This week we focus on creating healthy routines for kids with ADHD.   […]

September 5, 2019
Tips on Establishing a Good Routine

Habits are powerful but did you know it can take up to three to four weeks for a new habit or routine to […]

August 13, 2019
Back to School Strategies Continued!

Summer has flown by! Our newest team member, Vanessa Mackall Lal, offers more insight on how to ease back into a school routine this […]

August 7, 2019
Going Back To School Strategies

Only a few more weeks of summer!! Can you believe it?   How does your family JUMP back into the ‘Going Back to […]