Category Archives: Parenting

Straight Parents – and the Gay Child They Love!

October 2nd, 2012 by aamc

Strategies for Keeping Your Family Together When the Gay Child You Loves “Comes-Out”

“Where There’s a Will There’s an ‘A'” — Right?

September 30th, 2012 by aamc

“Where There’s a Will There’s an ‘A’” — Right? Many parents conclude their children simply aren’t motivated, and they bring them into my office requesting I help them find the “will”. Instead, I frequently find if we can find a “way” to make homework interesting or “fun” and get your child engaged that their “will” Continue Reading

Dr. Shane discusses Commitment in Ebony (Dec/Jan 2012)

September 29th, 2012 by aamc

Dr. Shane appears in December’s Ebony with Jennifer Hudson on the cover (OMG. She lost a whole person and looks great…and is truly an inspiration, go Girl) In this article asks the question, “Ready to Commit — or Forcing the Fit.” See page 79 to explore 7 keys to compatibility.

Dr Shane featured in Ebony discussing ADHD, June 2012.

September 29th, 2012 by aamc

Do you or someone you know think outside-of-the-box, posses boundless energy, suspect you have an un/tapped genius, but sometime have trouble focusing, or find yourself easily distracted? If so, you might want to check out this June Ebony article I am featured in: Why Good Boys Get a Bad Rap: Understanding ADHD. (See page 137.)

Take the Trick out of Treating This Year: The Skinny on Candy and Your Child’s Teeth.

September 29th, 2012 by aamc

Learn more about the Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Halloween Candy. Click to read article.

Parenting Snoop Style? Snoop Lion Smokes Chronic with His Cub.

September 29th, 2012 by aamc

While I find parents who come into my office for therapy generally struggle with making the transition from parent-child to parent-frend, I’m struck by Snoop’s decision — although I note he is widely heralded as an awesome family man…and and I have tremendous respect for his stand on fatherhood. So what do you do when Continue Reading

7 Tips to Help Your Child Tackle ADHD this Academic School Year

July 29th, 2010 by aamc

Summer was about to end, and the only thing on his mind was making the football team. He dreaded school, but was willing to do anything that would get him on the field again. Julian did not want to re-experience last year.  Athletically, he was on top of the world… starting in football, basketball, and Continue Reading

Do Happy Black Marriages Exist! Joy Keys Chats with Dr. Shane

May 25th, 2010 by aamc

Joy Keys interviews Dr. Shane, Lamar Tyler (Producer of  “You Saved Me”), Nisa Muhammad (Founder of “Wedded Bliss” and “Black Marriage Day). This show discusses “do happy black marriages, and how to have one.” (Click to hear Interview)