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Tips for Parents Sending Their Kids to College

There are ways parents can support kids' mental health, even after they leave for college.

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Should We Raise Our Children Gender Neutral? (CommonHealth)

What are the pros and cons of gender-neutral parenting?

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August 11, 2018

Grade School

Teaching for the Test or Teaching for Real Life?

I have never been good at standardized tests. In fact, I’m horrible.

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August 8, 2018

Families

Let’s Talk About “Eighth Grade”

Lots of things crossed my mind as I cringed and smiled my way through Bo Burnham’s amazing new film, Eighth Grade.

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August 3, 2018

Grade School

What If My Child Has An Anxiety Disorder?

Seth just started driving, and he’s actually doing pretty well.  The written test was a breeze, and on the streets around his house he’s relatively comfortable.

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July 17, 2018

Teenagers

Advice for Parents on Talking About Tattoos

When it comes to tattoos, it’s always fun, if possible, to inquire.

Last week I saw a snarling demon with drooling teeth moving around on a teenager’s arm.

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July 10, 2018

Parenting Concerns

Dyslexia 104: Transitioning from High School to College

This blog is the fourth in a series on dyslexia. Topics previously addressed include Dyslexia 101, understanding treatment, and school accommodation options available.

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July 8, 2018

Hot Topics

Another Shooting – An Important Moment to Comfort and Talk With Our Kids

Perhaps the hardest, certainly the saddest, and without question the most frustrating thing about sharing this blog post is that we have shared it now

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August 8, 2018

Hot Topics

Let’s Talk About “Eighth Grade”

Lots of things crossed my mind as I cringed and smiled my way through Bo Burnham’s amazing new film, Eighth Grade.

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July 8, 2018

Hot Topics

Another Shooting – An Important Moment to Comfort and Talk With Our Kids

Perhaps the hardest, certainly the saddest, and without question the most frustrating thing about sharing this blog post is that we have shared it now

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June 22, 2018

Hot Topics

Shrinking It Down: When Nightmares Become Reality in the U.S. (Special Episode)

You can also listen to this podcast on SoundCloud, Stitcher, and iTunes.

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June 18, 2018

Hot Topics

Is Our Culture Skeptical of Mental Healthcare Itself?

“Dear Dr. Schlozman: This psychiatry course convinces even the biggest skeptics.”

This comment, entirely well meaning, is also deceptively profound.

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May 29, 2018

Hot Topics

The Immediacy of Digital Media: For Better or Worse?

It was Patriot’s Day in Massachusetts.

I was meeting with a film maker about a possible collaboration on a documentary. We were interested in the impact of digital media on youth.

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June 22, 2018

Podcasts

Shrinking It Down: When Nightmares Become Reality in the U.S. (Special Episode)

You can also listen to this podcast on SoundCloud, Stitcher, and iTunes.

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June 14, 2018

Clay Center TV

Shrinking It Down: Our Greatest Strengths (Season 1, Episode 16)

You can also listen to this podcast on SoundCloud, Stitcher, and iTunes. 

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May 9, 2018

Clay Center TV

Greatest Strength: Challenges Met With Courage

This blog post is part of a series entitled Real Lives, Real Stories.

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May 2, 2018

Clay Center TV

Shrinking It Down: Navigating the System (Season 1, Episode 13)

You can also listen to this podcast on SoundCloud, Stitcher, and iTunes. 

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We’re not going to pretend it isn’t so.

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