Archive for September, 2015

How Passive Aggressive Are You?


Currently, I am working on updating The Angry Smile text, for what will become the book’s 3rd edition. It’s interesting to think back on how much of my current work and writing on the topics of helping kids manage anger and teaching them to cope with bullying are tied directly to this work with understanding and changing ‪#‎passiveaggressive‬ behavior. Here’s a light-hearted “test” of how often you use Passive Aggressive Behavior in your daily life:


“Try Harder” is Not the Message Hurting Children Need


Recently, I heard a veteran professional insist that harsher consequences and less kindness from adults would help a child with ADHD “focus harder” in class. Seriously? We’ve got work to do…


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