Sleep: The Most Important Part of Your Teen’s Busy Schedule

  Is Your Teen Getting Enough Sleep?   Wendy P. Jones, Licensed Educational Psychologist   Most of us can say we could use a little more sleep, but adolescents are famous for being sleep deprived! As preteens and teens continue to grow, both physically and emotionally, sleep becomes even more important. However, sleep is often the factor that is sacrificed …

Childhood Self-Control and Adult Success

Christopher C. Jones, Licensed Educational Psychologist Recent research finds that children who demonstrate more self-control at an early age are more likely to be more successful and healthy than those with the least self-control. Self-control is vital to one’s ability to plan ahead, for getting along with others, for asking for help, and for waiting for long-term payoffs rather than …