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Violent TV’s Effect on Children’s Sleep | Tips to Protect your Children | Jada Jackson Orlando Family Therapist

Violent TV’s Effect on Children’s Sleep | Tips to Protect your Children

If you can’t watch something nice, don’t watch anything at all.  

In a recent study, researchers observed the sleep habits of 565 pre-school children. They found that those children who viewed age-innappropriate content before bed slept worse than those who did not. Some of you may

By |November 6th, 2012|Blog, Children, Family, Jada Collins, Media, Parenting, Updates|0 Comments

4 Fathering Tips for the School Year | Connecting with your Son | Orlando Family Counselor | Matthew Martin, M.S.

Just like every school year, a new set of challenges is presented before him.  With these challenges comes both stress and excitement.  Do you remember your first day of class?  Maybe you were like me and unable to sleep.  The first day is usually fun, with everyone running on adrenaline from seeing good friends after

Scrabble Tournament Cheating | Why Children Cheat | Orlando Family Therapist | 4 Tips for Parents

Scrabble Tournament Cheating | Why Children Cheat | Tips for Parents

When the NY Times ran the story about the 13-year-old Scrabble player cheated in the National Scrabble Championship, the nation immediately asked the question, “What would cause a child to cheat?” There suggestions that parents must have added an extreme amount of pressure. Others surmised

Is their a ‘Happy Gene’ in Women? | 4 Tips to be Happy | Jada Jackson Orlando Depression Counselor Fox 35

How to maximize the ‘Happy Gene’ | 4 Tips to be happy

University of South Florida, Columbia University, and the New York State Psychiatry Institute identified a gene that appears to make women happy. The “happy” gene seems to bring significant happiness to women, but not men. The study published in Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology & Biological

By |September 27th, 2012|Adults, Blog, Depression, Jada Collins, Updates|0 Comments

Orlando Family Counselor | To Spank or Not to Spank | 9 Effective Discipline Tips for Parents

To Spank or Not to Spank? That is the question.

“Spare the rod and spoil the child” is a saying that has governed the idea of parenting for many years.

A study conducted by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health suggests that parents should reconsider spanking their children before the age of two. Children that receive

Get Ready For Orlando Summer Social Skills Camps for ADHD and ASD!

Get Ready For Summer Social Skills Camps Orlando Florida FL

Summertime is the perfect time to help your child improve his or her social skills in preparation for the upcoming school year.  Does your child try too hard to make friends laugh, even at his own expense? Do you find your daughter isolated or withdrawing from