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5 Ways To Help Your Child Increase Their Executive Functioning Skills

Children are still developing their executive functioning skills and find it challenging to prioritize, organize, manage their time, sustain work…
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Women on the Front Lines – Sustaining Well-Being During This Time of Crisis

The virus’ impact and wreckage can be seen and felt in a myriad of ways: from the horrific rising death…
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Raising the Next Generation of Empowered Women

“One of the exciting and also terrifying things about being a parent is the knowledge that how you raise your…
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Setting Routines to Meet the New School Year with Success

We are at the crossroads of another transition. Summer is coming to an end, and the school year will soon…
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Advice from a Mom to Her Daughter – the Teacher

The weekend before I first started teaching 15 years ago, I was filled with anxiety. I had trouble sleeping, my…
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September, School, and Stress

As the new school year rolls in, so does the stress associated with the transition from summer to fall. Stress…
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Sleep in the First Year of Life: Helping your baby develop healthy sleep hygiene

One of the biggest struggles parents have is getting their baby to sleep through the night and establishing routines that…
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On Becoming a Mother

As an expectant mother I have begun to think about the type of parent I want to be and the…
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Eternal Lessons From Eleanor Roosevelt

On my regular run through Riverside Park I pass Eleanor Roosevelt. I have come to depend on Eleanor’s comforting and…
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Resilience and Hope

The majority of psychological research is focused on helping those who are already suffering with mental health issues. Stress is…
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An Integrated Approach to ADHD

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) can severely affect a child’s social, academic, and emotional functioning.  In an opinion article on CNN (http://www.cnn.com/2016/03/01/opinions/adhd-pills-for-children-drexler/index.html)…
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The Importance of Healthy Relationships

What is the secret to living a happy and healthy life?  It could be that the answer is as simple…
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Mindfulness Exercises

Over the past 25 years there has been extensive research into the benefits of living a more mindful life.  What…
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Healthy Eating

How many parents struggle every day to get their kids to eat healthier?  Undoubtedly this is one of the major…
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Executive Function

“When I was in elementary school I had one teacher every day for the whole day and she told me…
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Getting Adequate Sleep

Healthy living for parents, teens and children involves getting adequate sleep. This something we all know intellectually, but can be…
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Welcome to The Kahane Center Blog Page

It is said that parenting is the hardest job one will ever have (with the least formal training). It is…