Does Food Improve Our Mood?

There is growing evidence to suggest that the food we eat affects not just our physical health but also our mental health, in terms of both cognitive abilities as well as the effect on our moods. Food alone is not a cure for depression or anxiety. However, research is showing that what we choose to eat and not eat makes a significant difference to our brains.

Be-Attitudes of Successful Parenting

Are you looking for some parenting advice? Here are some practical tips that you can start using right away:   Be an Encourager  -Praise effort more than outcome. -Give choices as often as possible.   Be Affectionate -Give lots of hugs, kisses, and high-fives. -Say “I love you” often   Be a Teacher -Incorporate learning … Read moreBe-Attitudes of Successful Parenting

Is it “normal” that my child is not potty-trained yet?

One of the most common concerns for parents of toddlers is potty training. Child psychologists are often asked if there is cause for concern when a young child still has toileting accidents, whether at night or during the day. Parents, particularly mothers, tend to put too much pressure on themselves and their children to be … Read moreIs it “normal” that my child is not potty-trained yet?

Changes in Diagnosing Autism Spectrum Disorders

You may have heard in the news recently that changes are coming to the world of mental health with the publication of the DSM-V. What does this mean? First, it is important to understand what the DSM-V is. As with any field, whether it be medicine, education, or psychology, to someone not trained in that … Read moreChanges in Diagnosing Autism Spectrum Disorders