We want our children to grow up to be empowered and compassionate problem-solvers, rather than fearful citizens who expect the worst to happen.
Take any cries for help seriously, and don't wait until a serious incident before getting professional help.
03/29/2018 12:49 EDT
When children understand that they can be active participants, empowered to improve situations for others, it builds self confidence and resilience.
02/28/2018 15:15 EST
The decision to end a marriage is one of the most challenging life events, and the stakes feel even higher when there are children in the family.
01/16/2018 09:47 EST
Here are some suggestions I often share in my practice that you as a parent can take to support the development of a healthy body image in your child.
01/08/2018 12:40 EST
Knowing what to do and say, especially to kids directly connected to the loss, is incredibly challenging.
12/29/2017 11:12 EST
Stigma persists when our practices and policies consistently put mental health as a lower priority than physical health.
12/11/2017 13:32 EST
We often try to create the perfect holiday experience for our children and can put immense pressure on ourselves to do so.
12/01/2017 11:49 EST
This inundation of fantasy-driven sexual imagery skews an understanding of proper sexual communication.
11/09/2017 12:38 EST
When we explicitly teach boundaries, we not only help children learn how to stay safe but we help children avoid becoming victimizers.
10/17/2017 10:15 EDT
I can see that they are surrounded with many people who love them and will help them recover from their brutal experience.
10/16/2017 10:56 EDT
People asked, would I be able to love a baby from another's womb to the same extent that I loved my own biological children?
10/11/2017 13:52 EDT
I worry for the children who are growing up in this age of terror.
10/02/2017 14:20 EDT
Children learn integral social skills from childhood friends that last a lifetime.
09/27/2017 16:02 EDT
What is the best way to share my mental health diagnosis with my child?
09/19/2017 10:23 EDT
The stress associated with going to back to school can prompt them.
09/13/2017 13:40 EDT
Think through the values you have as a family and then consider how social media can be an extension or a reflection of these values.
08/23/2017 11:25 EDT
The idea is to not shy away or hide from the discussion, but rather to face it head on.
08/18/2017 16:17 EDT
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