Coping with Coved 19 - Staying Mentally Healthy

These are very trying times. Everything feels very surreal. People are wondering is it real? Are we part of a horrific movie? Nobody predicted the world will be at a standstill at this time. Not many saw it coming and nobody could have prepared for this. But yet here we are. COVID-19 is here and in full force.

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COVID and lessons learned from Road Rage

Why are people ignoring repeated pleas and restrictions to stay home?  Why am I restricting myself and being so careful not to spread this virus when others are not doing the same?  Why are people hoarding supplies making it difficult for others to get them?

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Are You Coping Or Thriving With Your Teenager During The Lockdown?

At the beginning of this year no oneunless perhaps you worked at NIH or in Government Intelligencehad any idea that within 3 months millions of families would be isolated ... 

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BMI and Children - should we do something?

Recently on a well-child visit for my sonthe pediatrician sat down to talk about his height and growth curve. These are pretty meaningless numbers to a childand he listened half-heartedly as you may expect from a preteen. Then she began to talk about body mass index. This is where I interrupted her and said ...

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The effects of social media on youth

 ...there is also a lot of fear that surrounds the wave of technological advances that has brought the vastness of the World Wide Web to the tips of our fingers - and into the hands of our children

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4 Steps to a Great Summer with Your College Students

In a few short weeks college students will be returning home for the summer. We look forward to catching up and spending some quality time and they look forward to some much-needed R and R.  Shortly thereafterparents often discover that their son or daughter is not quite the same person they dropped off last fall.

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