3 Strategies to Improve Communication with Your Kids

3 Strategies to Improve Communication with Your Kids

As a parent of two small kids and a psychotherapist, who works with families and their children, I try to always be learning parenting  strategies and effective ways to communicate with kids of different ages. I’ve recently started focusing on...

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Decoding the Adolescent Brain: Interview with Dr. Jess Shatkin, author of “Born to be Wild: Why Teens Take Risks and How We Can Keep Them Safe”

Decoding the Adolescent Brain: Interview with Dr. Jess Shatkin, author of “Born to be Wild: Why Teens Take Risks and How We Can Keep Them Safe”

I am reading the newly published book, “Born to be Wild: Why Teens Take Risks, and How We Can Keep Them Safe” by Professor, Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist and Pediatrics at NYU School of Medicine Jess Shatkin, MD. He was kind enough to agree...

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13 Reasons Why Parents Should Pay Close Attention to Their Teen’s (Social) Life: Lessons from Netflix Original Series “13 Reasons Why”

13 Reasons Why Parents Should Pay Close Attention to Their Teen’s (Social) Life: Lessons from Netflix Original Series “13 Reasons Why”

Number 1. Adolescence is marked by the invincibility syndrome. Number 2. Relationships with peers become more important than relationships with parents and family. Number 3. Sexuality and dating… Number 4. Risk taking behaviors are...

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