I met Judith when her son, Adam, was about 12 years old and was first diagnosed with a psychotic disorder. He had been very hard to deal with for some time but she and her husband had found it difficult to acknowledge there was something medically wrong with him. They had spent many years tryingContinue reading “Good Enough: Why Not Quite is Just Right (for Parents)”
Monthly Archives: November 2021
Is the Glass Half Full? How your outlook impacts your kids.
An Australian study supports the hypothesis that an optimistic outlook is protective against the development of depression and other disorders in teenagers. An optimist was defined as : An optimist generally asserts that the good things happening to me will continue to happen in the future and they are of my doing; bad things canContinue reading “Is the Glass Half Full? How your outlook impacts your kids.”
The Energy Ball: What not to do when your kid drops the ball.
Imagine you are watching your adolescent play a game of basketball. Only it’s not any game of basketball. This game is special. Your child is the only one on the court. You are the only one watching but, for whatever reason, this game is really important. The outcome will have an impact on your child’sContinue reading “The Energy Ball: What not to do when your kid drops the ball.”
FABULOUS BEASTS:A Love Story
Coming Soon…A New Novel by WA Schwartz LONDON 10 February 1963 She stands shivering on the steps outside the flat. It takes a minute for her mind to adjust to the idea he’s physically here. She hadn’t asked him to come, had she? She can’t remember now. Maybe one of the calls went through. AContinue reading “FABULOUS BEASTS:A Love Story”