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July 12, 2016
Summertime…and the kids are stressed out.
That’s not exactly the song that most of us might remember as we welcome the seemingly carefree days of summer vacation. Still, summer can be surprisingly stressful for children and adolescents.View More...
June 5, 2014
Getting the kids off to school in the morning isn’t always easy.
But one morning in your daily rush to get them to the bus, you find your purse, left in its typical place on the kitchen table, wide open. The wallet is on the table, unzipped, with receipts scattered around it. That $10 bill you know was in the front is missing.Clay Center TV View More...
May 5, 2014
This week’s edition of The Round-Up involves seasonal relevance and a repeat of familiar themes.
First, unprecedented actions have been taken by the U.S. Department of Education in response to the growing awareness and, unfortunately, increasing prevalence of sexual harassment and violence on American college campuses.View More...
December 23, 2013
The holidays are relaxing and fun.
You arrive at your parents’ or grandparents’ houses or apartments. You sleep, if you sleep at all, on a dusty old air mattress that sits on the living room floor. You sniffle. Everyone sniffles. And, no one can hear beyond the roar of everyone talking over each other at once.View More...
October 23, 2013
The resident, Dr. G., arrived for a four-hour shift. A pediatrician in his second year of training, he was in the midst of a rotation designed to teach him about psychiatric problems in children.View More...
September 18, 2013
Let’s talk about rats with toys, and rats without.
In fact, let’s put rats on hold for a moment. Let’s talk first about children’s museums; that’ll take us to rats and their toys, and move us nicely to the welfare of the brains of our children.View More...
September 18, 2013
There was a common conversation that often happened when I was in college.
“What,” we would ask each other, “was the name of the blanket you carried around when you were a kid?”
“Actually, I didn’t have a blanket. I had a stuffed elephant named Gilbert.Clay Center TV View More...