Our Kids

Helping Children Cope with Anxiety

Growing up has always been filled with challenges. Add school shootings and a constant barrage of social media to the mix, and there’s little wonder why more than four million children today suffer from extensive anxiety. Still, there is plenty of hope and resources to help your kids grow beyond the pain. At the heart […]

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Adulting Basics

Once upon a time, many basic life skills were required in school, such as cooking, sewing, typing, automobile maintenance, shop, and nutrition. Some classes are still taught as an elective yet they are not as interesting to teens. We hear the term “adulting” all the time. But it’s not clear whether we’re referring to our […]

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Creating a Strong Foundation for Our Children’s Education

What Is The Foundation for Las Virgenes Schools? Recognizing the value of a strong educational system is why The Foundation for Las Virgenes Schools was created in 2010. The Las Virgenes school board and superintendent rallied concerned parents, community members, and business leaders to build The Foundation, an umbrella organization that supports the school district […]

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Brayden Durbin

Understanding Tourette There is, at present, no cure for Tourette syndrome. People with this condition are often teased mercilessly. Research shows that 1 in 100 school-aged kids in the United States suffers from a tic condition or Tourette syndrome, a neurological disorder characterized by motor and vocal tics, hiccups, eye twitches, head nodding, stuttering, finger […]

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Study, Explore, Learn

Most of us were raised with our parents telling us to study hard, get good grades, and qualify for a great college. That is still good advice. So, unless you are 6 feet, 8 inches tall and can shoot the lights out using a basketball, you should probably study, study, study. With all the technology […]

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Understanding How Social Media Affects Our Children

In this new age of social media, it’s time to better understand how its excessive use can cause immediate and long-term difficulties for our children. These can range from anxiety and depression to poorly developed social skills and low self-esteem. Face-to-face beats FacetimeSurveys show extensive use of social media sites such as Instagram, Facebook, and […]

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How to Know if Your Child is Gifted

Most parents believe their child is the most special human being in the world. But how do you truly know i f your child is gifted? A child raised on a farm would be considered gifted if he or she was especially talented in agriculture or raising cattle. A city kid would be considered special […]

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Ask the Pediatrician: Sept/Oct 2019

CALABASAS PEDIATRICS WELLNESS CENTER TIPS FOR SCHOOL SUCCESS Now that summer has come to an end and kids are back in school, health and school success should be atop every family’s mind. Lifestyle choices, including nutrition and sleep, always play a major role in how your kids perform during the year. To ensure your kids […]

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NeuroSense Psychology

We are thrilled to be a part of this valuable education issue of Calabasas Style which provides insightful resources. At NeuroSense Psychology, we specialize in child and adolescene brain development. We are deeply embedded in the educational system, both public and private, on a daily basis. We travel to schools and observe teachers, classes, and […]

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Educate 2019

CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY CHANNEL ISLANDS1 University Dr.Camarillo, 93012805.437.8400csuci.edu California State University Channel Islands (CSUCI) is reimagining higher education for a new generation and era. CSUCI is an innovative higher-education institution that enables students to succeed and thrive, serves as an engine for social and economic vitality, and provides the intellectual resources necessary for a thriving […]

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Enrich 2019

MONARCHS GYMNASTICS, PARKOUR, AND PRESCHOOL5331 Derry Ave., #C-IAgoura Hills, 91301818.889.3634monarchsgym.com Monarchs is a children’s center dedicated to inspiring kids to grow through developing their minds and bodies. Visit them at Agoura Hills or Newbury Park or catch a Mobile Gym bus around town. Monarchs offers curriculum-based, physical-instruction programs designed to cultivate your child’s active lifestyle […]

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Empower 2019

NEUROSENSE PSYCHOLOGY 5016 Parkway Calabasas, #215 Calabasas, 91302 818.415.6435 neurosensepsychology.com NeuroSense Psychology is a well-established and forward-thinking neuropsychological practice offering a wealth of resources and support for brain-related behavioral and life challenges. Dr. Jonine Biesman and her expert team specialize in assessing and treating children, teens, and young adults with neurodevelopmental disorders such as ADHD, […]

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