Separation is Difficult… Especially for Children

Meet Sarah and her 6 y.o. twins… two bright, precocious boys. After she and their father divorced three months ago, the twins started having serious behavorial problems at school… withdrawing from teachers, difficulty paying attention, and even acting out aggressively with friends.   As parents who divorced amicably, Sarah and her ex were surpised. The boys remain close to their dad …

Serve & Return: An Important Step in Brain Development

Akin, at 4, was acting out at school. He lost his temper, hitting teachers and his peers. Each time, the school sent him home. His parents, Beth and Steve were frustrated and angry. Punishing Akin had no effect. Why was their otherwise sweet boy behaving this way? They couldn’t take any more time off work and were at their wits’ …