By: Lia Parisyan, Writer. Perfectionism is a quality that’s often lauded as a virtue. Yet perfectionism that’s maladaptive can have unhealthy consequences for your child or teen in both the short-term and long-run. Parents want the best for the kids, but how high are you setting your expectations? Are your standards realistic? Your child is […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By: Carol Maxym, Ph.D. We’re living in a violent world. Each time you log on to your computer, turn on the news, or check your social media feed there seems to be another devastating headline. Violence seems to be an inescapable and terrible fact of modern life. Sometimes, you can’t help yourself thinking: another day, […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By: Carol Maxym, Ph.D. Helicopter Parenting is a term coined by Dr. Haim Ginott in 1969, and is used to describe a parent that is overly focused on and involved in his or her child’s life. Do you find yourself questioning your child’s every move? Are you constantly hovering over everything he or she is […]Continue Reading... No Comments.