RAD Kids Love To Lie

When Love Is Not Enough

I want to view each day as an adventure with my RAD kiddo. I don’t want to wake up depressed anymore dreading the day ahead. I want the challenge of helping this child become successful in coping with life in a healthy manner be what motivates me. So why can’t I? Oh, there is another […]

Child Behavior Modification – 3 Techniques to Change Behavior

As parents, we are so often looking at techniques for child behavior modification. Your kid doesn’t do what you want him to do, or he does what you don’t want him to, and you want to change him. That’s what I think of when I think of a child behavior modification plan or technique. So […]

Parenting a Child With Reactive Attachment Disorder

Well, I can’t deny it any longer, I have a child with reactive attachment disorder, or RAD.  It’s a roll of the dice when you adopt, even as infants which mine all were. The reality of the situation is that they all present attachment issues to some degree. This one seems to be the most […]

How To Motivate Kids

One of the biggest struggles I have is how to motivate kids – my kids in general, two of them in particular. One of them is just plain lazy, at least that’s how it appears. There is probably more to it than that, but it sure comes across that way. The other one is a […]

Military Schools for Boys

Sometimes boys are so out-of-control that parents feel there is no solution other than to send them to a military school for boys, boot camp, or wilderness program. This isn’t usually out of choice, but because they’re at their wit’s ends, they’ve tried everything else, and they don’t see any other alternative. Residential treatment programs […]