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June 14, 2017
When does summer begin for most kids?
It begins about two weeks before the bell rings on that last day of school. Whatever kids have planned for the summer, you can bet they’re already thinking of these plans well before they are officially granted their academic freedom.View More...
January 19, 2017
Bad things happen, and that’s a fundamental fact of life on this planet.
It’s not like we didn’t know this. Since things have been happening to humans, there’ve been bad things happening to humans, and we’ve had to help our children to deal with them.View More...
May 26, 2016
We wrote earlier this month about the growing acceptance of psychiatric illness among the general population. A number of studies demonstrate that more and more Americans are accepting psychiatric illnesses as equal to other illnesses, and therefore actively seeking treatment.View More...
May 19, 2016
In March, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) issued a new policy statement in which it encouraged all of its members to screen pediatric patients and their families for economic hardship. This announcement made national news and was later published in Pediatrics, the flagship journal of the AAP.View More...
May 17, 2016
“Mom and Dad, can you help me study for my empathy final?”
This isn’t a snippet of dialogue from a dystopian novel where humans are forced to raise android children; it’s something you may very well hear from kids of your own.View More...
March 24, 2016
This blog post is part of a series entitled Real Lives, Real Stories: Personal Experiences With Mental Illness.View More...
December 29, 2015
There’s this guy Sisyphus.
I feel like he invented the New Year’s resolution.
You know Sisyphus—he’s the guy who works so hard to push that stupid boulder up the hill, only to have it roll down again at the end of his hard work.View More...
December 10, 2015
This is the final blog post of a series in collaboration with the Lesley University Child Homelessness Initiative (CHI). For more information about the CHI curriculum, and the ways in which it seeks to empower the next generation of teachers and caregivers to understand and advocate for homeless children, visit http://www.lesley.Podcasts View More...
August 11, 2015
Intro music written and performed by Dr. Gene Beresin.
Outro music arranged and performed by Dr. Gene Beresin.
Navigating divorce is an adult problem and responsibility. However, too often children find themselves caught in the crossfire of their parents’ marital conflict.
During a divorce, adults often become self-absorbed.Podcasts View More... 1