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3 A’s and an I: Parenting Anxious Children

If I have a specialty, it is anxiety disorders in children and adolescents. Most of the young people I see have Social Anxiety Disorder (impairing shyness and avoidance), Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (obsessive worries and/or repetitive behaviors), Phobias (specific impairing fears), and/or … Continue reading

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Electronic Umbilical Cords

The working title for this post was The Other Problem with Cellphones, but that wasn’t very eye-catching. Still, virtually every parent of a child 12 years and older can name several problems with these handy devices: Cellphones readily distract young … Continue reading

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