Category: Parenting

2 min. of advice to college students

From the time I took Mr. Mike’s Western Civilization course in high school, I was certain I wanted to be a history teacher. Mr. Mike walked constantly around the room, enthralling a class of freshman boys with accounts of the … Continue reading

Should you divorce your child?

For most parents, raising children is one of the most important and meaningful parts of their lives. In response to our unconditional love and total commitment, we get hugs, laughter, challenges, and a sense of purpose and passion. However, for … Continue reading

7 things I still don’t understand

There are still so many things that I don’t understand. 1. Why are so many kids diagnosed with Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)?  Approximately 11 percent of children ages 4-17 are diagnosed with ADD, a rate that has increased 42 percent … Continue reading

Talking to kids about tragic events

Bad stuff happens. However, some events, such as the horrific death of a two-year-old at Walt Disney World, result in our hospital being contacted by the media regarding how to talk with kids about traumatic events. I say the same … Continue reading

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