Why preparing kids for failure is so important

A middle school student is more likely to die from suicide than from a motor vehicle accident, according to data just released from the Centers of Disease Control. The prevalence rate of suicide among kids 10 to 14 years of … Continue reading

Why you should take a moment for yourself

When is the last time you told your child that you were not going to some select sports activity because you wanted more time for yourself?  Your need for sleep was more important than taking your child to a sporting … Continue reading

What Miley, Trump and Kaepernick have in common

Please don’t tell me you are having problems talking with your teen. Media coverage of the following topics gives you an easy entry into your child’s world. Miley Cyrus declares she is pansexual. Most people haven’t even heard of the … Continue reading

New recommendations on safe sleep

New recommendations regarding safe sleep were recently released by the American Academy of Pediatrics. Unsafe sleep is a significant public health issues as approximately 3500 infants die annually in the United States from sleep-related infant deaths, including sudden infant death … Continue reading

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