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Some guidance on how to help kids make sense of such tragedies.

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Zombie Brains & Psychiatry w/ Dr. Steven Schlozman (time4coffee)

Up for talk on the podcast are zombies, stigma & how diet plays a role in our mental health.

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November 12, 2018

Hot Topics

Q+A: Once You Have Discovered Your Teen is Using Pot, What’s the Next Step?

Question: Once you have discovered your teen is using pot and confronted the teenager about it, what’s your recommended next step?

Answer: It’s not unusual to find out one way or another

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November 8, 2018

Multimedia

Shrinking It Down: Gaming Disorder

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November 7, 2018

Families

The Importance of Sleep for Kids’ Mental and Emotional Well-being

I have a confession to make. I rarely get enough sleep.

I know it’s important for me, but too often life gets in the way. I’m not alone.

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October 29, 2018

Families

Q+A: Are Behavioral Issues Among Kids as Common as They Seem?

Question: It seems like every child these days has some kind of problem. ADHD. Anxiety. Depression.

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October 25, 2018

Clay Center TV

Shrinking It Down: Our Greatest Strengths, Part 2

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October 25, 2018

Families

The World Series: A Metaphor For Life

My kids roll their eyes when I tell them that being a sports fan is a lot like life. This is probably because I say it too much.

But just look at our rhetorical metaphors.

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November 12, 2018

Hot Topics

Q+A: Once You Have Discovered Your Teen is Using Pot, What’s the Next Step?

Question: Once you have discovered your teen is using pot and confronted the teenager about it, what’s your recommended next step?

Answer: It’s not unusual to find out one way or another

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October 25, 2018

Hot Topics

The World Series: A Metaphor For Life

My kids roll their eyes when I tell them that being a sports fan is a lot like life. This is probably because I say it too much.

But just look at our rhetorical metaphors.

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October 23, 2018

Hot Topics

Five Parenting Rules for Coping with the Current Political Climate

It’s not like we needed the recent supreme court hearings to know that things right now are super-tense.

Still, those hearings certainly didn’t help.

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October 10, 2018

Hot Topics

We’re All Connected: What To Think About On World Mental Health Day

Today is World Mental Health Day.

I often find these kinds of distinctions a bit troublesome.

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October 9, 2018

Hot Topics

Gaming Disorder: Is It a Real Illness?

“He is playing games all the time. Every chance he gets! From the time he gets home until bedtime, he’s in his room on that computer. And spends almost no time with the family.

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October 2, 2018

Hot Topics

10 Important Steps for Parenting Young Athletes

Some parents on the sidelines at their children’s athletic events behave quite badly.

Also, the sun sets in the west.

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November 8, 2018

Podcasts

Shrinking It Down: Gaming Disorder

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October 25, 2018

Clay Center TV

Shrinking It Down: Our Greatest Strengths, Part 2

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October 18, 2018

Podcasts

How Scary Is Too Scary?

Intro music written and performed by Dr. Gene Beresin.Outro music arranged and performed by Dr. Gene Beresin.

Here is my most vivid memory of Halloween as a child:

I’m 8 years old.

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October 11, 2018

Podcasts

Shrinking It Down: The Death of a Pet

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Last season, we talked about the benefits of pets for our kids’ mental health.

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June 22, 2018

Podcasts

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

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June 14, 2018

Clay Center TV

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

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Did you know that Dr.

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