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"Rules without relationship leads to rebellion" (Josh McDowell)

If it  was going to be easy to raise kids, it never would have started with something called "labour".

Removing a child from a traumatic environment does not remove the trauma from the child's memory.

You cannot reason with someone who is being unreasonable.

"Moody" and "unpredictable" are adjectives parents will often use when referring to their teenagers.

Children do not develop on their own - they only develop within relationships.

Simple rules adhered to when children are young can prevent more serious problems later.

"Unexpressed feeling never die. They are buried alive and come back later in ugly ways." (Stephen Covey)

If there is no relationship - nothing else matters !

Adolescence can be the cruelest place on earth. It can really be heartless.  ( Tori Amos)

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What are the Different Brand Names of the Medications

ADHD medications come in two different types : stimulant and non stimulant. There are 2 types of active drugs used in STIMULANT medications: 1. Methylphenidate: – Ritalin – Biphenton – Concerta – Metadate CD – Daytrana  (skin patch) – Focalin 2. Amphetamine – Dexedrine – Adderall – Vyvance Trials with these medications have proven to have positive effects in approximately 80% of individuals with ADHD. There are 2 types of drugs used in  NON STIMULATE […]

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Workshops

+ Behaviour Management (now available online)

This full day or 2 evening workshop will introduce you […]

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+ Lick Your Kids

  “Lick Your Kids” (figuratively not literally) (2 hours) First […]

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+ A Parent’s Guide to the Teenage Brain

  A teenager’s brain is not just an adult brain […]

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+ Reading Rescue

A program for children with reading problems

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+ Taming a Toddler

Many parents wonder what hit them when their sweet little baby turns into an unreasonable toddler – ideas for dealing with mealtime, bedtime, temper tanturms, toilet training, noncompliance, etc.

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“Our daughter was the joy of our life until she turned 13, then all hell broke loose. Rick helped us understand what was happening to her and we made some adjustments that helped us get through it. She’s now in University and doing well.”

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