Is your child overwhelmed?

When Hiruko Wellness was in its early stage, over ten years ago, we did an extensive research study to find out what needs seemed to be the most urgent in our community. We asked parents what keeps them up at night when it comes to their kids’ growth and wellbeing. We also asked teachers, doctors, therapists and other care practitioners, …

Does your child have difficulty with social interactions at school?

Social growth and emotional development are essential components of a holistic learning experience. Kids’ success is impacted by the quality of their social and emotional interactions. Here are two examples: Selena is happy and enthusiastic fourth grader. She is among the taller kids in her class. She is a bit shy at times. Earlier today one of her friends called …

Are your worried that your child lacks focus?

Have you been told your child lacks focus? Stressed out, worried, and almost heart-broken, you admit you’ve also noticed that paying attention, holding still, waiting patiently and remembering what’s important in any given moment, are not always your child’s strong suits. Before you feel the pressure to get on the acronym bandwagon, start looking for a label that accurately describes …