The Facebook Revolution: Big and Small

It is without doubt that social networks, like Facebook, are serving as a tool to revolutionize nations. We have seen their impact in Tunisia, Egypt, and currently in Libya. We have also seen their impact in the lives of millions and the way we connect digitally. Recently, I have been asked by different media outlets …[Read More]

A Kid’s Guide to Surviving Sleepovers

We all know that most kids love a good sleepover or slumber party.  But what we don’t always remember is that they can be stressful too.  I have heard kids complain that sleepovers “always end in drama” or that they are “never as fun” as they had hoped.  I have even seen a few kids …[Read More]

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) in Children…when it is not just a phase

 

  Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder in children (OCD) is a type of anxiety disorder.  People with OCD have mental hiccups (obsessions) that make them feel anxious or uncomfortable. Their illness then tricks them into trying to eliminate that feeling by performing certain rituals over and over. These rituals are called compulsions. One in 200 young people suffers from OCD. …[Read More]