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Carpe Diem (TMB80)

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Remember the old practice of tying a string around your finger to remind you of something? The idea, of course, was that the string would serve as a cue for you to remember to do something. Now, that something usually had nothing to do with a string, but it was a visual reminder that you needed to remember something. Read More

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When Your Best Isn’t Enough (YouTube)

When Your Best Isn’t Enough

ByDr. Berney

When Your Best Isn’t Enough (TMB79)

What do we do when it seems as though our best just isn’t good enough? In this podcast, Dr. Berney offers five steps to take when you feel as though you have reached your limit.

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Should We Do Away With Zeros?

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by Dr. Richard Marshall

A few days ago, one of the country’s premier educational organizations published a short piece titled, “Should Schools Eliminate Failing Grades?” I was particularly interested in the article, because I had written a manuscript several years ago arguing against the use of zeros in schools. Read More

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Preparing for the Return of School (YouTube)

Preparing for the Return of School

ByDr. Berney

Is My Toddler Manipulating Me? (YouTube)

Is My Toddler Manipulating Me? (YouTube)

ByDr. Berney

Preparing for the Return of School (PEP27)

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As we approach the new school year, parents are encouraged to start the transition early to ensure a healthy and stress-free shift from summer vacation to the school schedule.  Read More

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Is My Husband Depressed? (YouTube)

Is My Husband Depressed? (TMB77)

ByDr. Berney

Is My Toddler Manipulating Me? (TMB78)

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Do you have a toddler that is very emotional? Perhaps she will freak out at times, become shaky and difficult to console. Maybe she always seems to have a need to be in control, questioning everything, and challenging all of your decisions. While this may seem like a child’s attempt to manipulate, it could be rooted in something a little more serious, such as anxiety. Read More

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Seeking Perfection

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by: Dr. Richard Marshall

A few days ago, I found an article titled, “Effects of Perfectionism: How Intrusive Parenting Is Harmful to Children.” You can find it here. Most of the research conducted on intrusive parenting (also known as helicopter parenting) studies its effects in high school and college students. However, this particular article is important, because the authors report the results of their five-year study targeting the effects of intrusive parenting on children in the primary grades. Read More