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MMoran 2016-09-19 14:02

Many parents share with us their tale of woes regarding how problematic homework can be in their home. Whether it’s the child who procrastinates, the disorganized work area, or the child who misplaces everything, homework can be a challenge in most households.

Here are some tips for parents to help children stay organized while doing homework.

Establish a Homework Zone

MMoran 2015-09-09 13:16

For many kids, returning to school can create some anxiety. Just yesterday, my nephew told me how he did not want to think about school because he remembered how he was left out of the games played at recess. This made him feel “very lonely and sad.” In a matter of minutes, his thoughts of returning to school created such anxiety that he started to get upset. To ease his anxiety, we...

MMoran 2015-06-03 11:51

Ahhhh, the end of another school year! No more tests, no more homework, no more lunches to make and no more arguing with your child about staying organized. For some children, just the word “organizing “ can dance on their last nerve. For these children, parents walk a very fine line when broaching this topic. Parents need to have a conversation with their children to assess the organizing...

MMoran 2015-05-05 17:07

When speaking with parents about their child, many times parents will discuss their son or daughter's struggle with test preparation. Many parents claim that their children do not have a clue about what strategies to use when studying for a test.

One of the main reasons students procrastinate studying for a test, has to do with feeling very overwhelmed by the ACT of studying. These...

MSamet 2015-04-03 10:10

NY State ELA/Math Exams: Nothing to lose sleep over

Written by Mitchell Samet, PhD, HLL Clinical Director (4/1/15)

April 14 begins the statewide NY State ELA and Mathematics Examinations. However, this is nothing for you or your child to be overly concerned about. While the recent examinations reflect the new common core standards and are more demanding than in the past, your...