Social Media and Children

October 31, 2018

Phone Patrol!

If I polled my immediate group of friends, my professional colleagues and the parents who bring their children to our practice about this, I bet that […]
May 9, 2018

What Should I Say to My Kid About Sexting?

The “sex talk” you have with your teen should now include a digital form of sexual exploration: sexting. To start, what is the best way to […]
September 13, 2017

The Impact of News on Kids

Your kids can’t help but encounter the news — they may hear about scary stuff on the playground at school, they may see the newsfeed on […]
March 27, 2017

How to Navigate the Digital Universe

Being a parent in the digital age presents a dizzying challenge: keeping on top of all of the potentially inappropriate, time-wasting, irresistible-to-kids internet sites, video games […]
February 6, 2017

Girls and Sex: Making "The Talk" an Ongoing Conversation

As parents of teens, we question ourselves about the best way to approach the subject of sex and intimacy with our kids. It’s hard to know […]
January 19, 2017

Post-Election Blues

“Javier says the president is going to make him move back to his country. Is that true?” “The school was on lock down this afternoon because […]
November 30, 2015

"I'm Bored!"

Kids! What’s the matter with kids today? Do any of these questions sound familiar? “I’m bored.” “Who cares?” “Why do I have to do this anyway?” […]
July 13, 2015

Rise and Shine, and Don’t Check Your Email

I am going to embark on an experiment this week. I encourage you to join me. This week I am not going to roll over in […]
June 9, 2014

Small Acts of Courage

My 14 year old daughter went to her friend Elizabeth’s birthday party recently and her Mom greeted the guests at the door with a basket to […]