Entries by Dr. Jenna

Attachment Parenting and Discipline

I am a proponent of Attachment Parenting. Here is an excerpt from the website http://attachmentparenting.org The goal with attachment parenting is  to raise children who will become adults with a highly developed capacity for empathy and connection. It eliminates violence as a means for raising children, and ultimately helps to prevent violence in society as […]

ADHD?! But my child can watch TV for hours!

Sometimes I think ADHD should be called “Interest-based Attention” Many parents will tell me that their child can attend to television, video games, or other enjoyable activities four hours on end. This does not mean their child does not have ADHD. Children with ADHD can focus when the activity is something they enjoy. It doesn’t […]