Monthly Archives: August 2012

Safety, Relationship, Everything Else

The vast majority of parents that I meet in my clinical practice are lovely people. They care deeply for their children, and they are trying hard to parent them well. They are seeking help, not because they are bad parents, … Continue reading

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All Work and No Play

Sad to say, summer is winding down. I hope there has been plenty of time for all the kids on summer break to sleep late, read books of their own choosing, bike, read Tiger Beat and Sports Illustrated, swim, skateboard, … Continue reading

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Don’t Go Back to Middle School

The media has been dedicating a great deal of airtime to the topic of bullying these days. On balance, I believe this is a very good thing. Teachers and administrators have become much more aware of and responsive to incidents of bullying that occur on … Continue reading

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Perfect Homework

Well, the Staples® ad has started running. You know the one – parents dancing through the aisles loading up the cart with school supplies while the kids mope miserably behind them? That must mean it’s time for a back-to-school blog … Continue reading

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