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9 Tips for Helping Kids Deal with Events Like the Troutdale School Shooting

Within a day of last week’s shooting at Reynolds High School in Troutdale – just outside of Portland here and where some of Lynea’s colleagues work – several particular posts about it began cropping up on Facebook a lot. One … Continue reading

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Helping Kids with Attention Issues: We Can Do Better – Tips & Resources

Judge by rising rates of ADHD diagnoses and medication prescriptions (quintupling over the past 12 years), it would seem that we’ve really got a national epidemic at hand. Or do we? A recent New York Times article reveals some disturbing … Continue reading

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Taking Care of Holiday Stress

It’s that time of year again. Despite nature’s call to slow down and hibernate, we tend to speed up and do more. Holiday commitments, family travels, the end of school terms and corporate years, shopping, family expectations and dynamics – … Continue reading

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9 Ways to Teach & Nurture Focus for Kids with ADHD

As we mentioned last time, the line between “normal” and behavior that signals ADHD can seem fuzzy at times. ADHD is marked by a weakness in the ability to sustain, shift or divide attention, coupled with a biologically-based weakness in … Continue reading

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7 Tips for Heading Back to School with Confidence

This week, we’re pleased to feature a guest post by Donna Freeman, yoga instructor, author and founder of Yogainmyschool.com. With the new school year already underway for some and on the verge of beginning for others, Donna offers some terrific … Continue reading

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