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Fidgeting May Be Beneficial for Children

Did you know that fidgeting may actually be beneficial for kids? While fidgeting is mostly viewed negatively as restless movements including tapping a foot or fiddling with fingers, hair, clothing, or objects, it can also be purposeful and helpful.Some parents battle wi

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School Stops Giving Homework So Kids Can Play Instead

School Stops Giving Homework So Kids Can Play Instead: New York City public elementary school P.S. 116 has become a ‘No Homework’ zone but some parents aren’t convinced the new policy is a good idea. “But that work doesn’t need to be worksh

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Do Girls Need Therapy As Much as Boys?

In July 2014 an ad campaign by Always called #LikeAGirl became a movement bringing light to how discriminatory phrases in our culture often puts girls at a disadvantage. As a therapist, I have noted that the majority of my caseload has always been boys. Typically if I d

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