April 18, 2018
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February 26, 2018
For more information about eating disorders, and ways you can help to make a difference for a young person in your life, please visit the National Eating Disorder Association website. #NEDAwareness
Anorexia Nervosa deeply affects everyone.
February 7, 2018
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While relationships with family, friends, and even pets can be challenging, learning how to balance our needs with the needs of others can lead to meaningful, loving relationships.
Dr. Gene Beresin and Dr. Steve Schlozman are joined by Dr.
February 6, 2018
I was a precocious child, looking back. I read voraciously, and was curious about everything: such as what made people do what they do, and how mechanical things were put together and actually worked. And I loved my friends who came from very different backgrounds.
December 18, 2017
Processing speed is the time it takes us to perform a certain task in a certain amount of time. Some kids are naturally fast. They run, talk, draw, and do all sorts of things at a rate that seems appropriate for their age. Kids with slower processing need more time to process that same information.
December 12, 2017
You would have to be completely unplugged to have missed the heightened reports of sexually coercive behavior among celebrities, prominent media figures, and politicians. Indeed, the seemingly sudden explosion of public knowledge of these deplorable actions might lead you to believe that we are encountering a new phenomenon.
October 11, 2016
In light of the #MeToo and Times Up movements, we thought it more important than ever to share the article below on how parents can help teens respectfully navigate the gray areas of sexual and romantic relationships.
In the realm of sexual relations, consent is a bit of a mess.
February 11, 2016
How old were you when you were first allowed to date? Did your parents have rules about when you could first “go out” in a group, and later, on a “real” date?
If you’re a parent of a middle or high school student, you might find that the rules your parents had for you no longer apply.
December 15, 2015
For a good part of third grade, I sat by myself in the school cafeteria during lunch.
I don’t exactly recall feeling lonely during those isolative moments with my peanut-butter-and-jelly sandwich, but I certainly feel sad as I look back today.
I just didn’t fit in—and that’s a truly awful feeling.
July 26, 2015
What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think back on an incident you had with your parents when you were growing up?
We asked a number of young adults this very question. One might expect recounts of warm, fuzzy times spent on the couch, on family vacations, at birthday parties. Nope.