Category: Parenting

Helping kids manage their electronic worlds

Our teens live in a digital universe.  They may be talking with one friend while texting another. While giving us some superficial answer about what happened at school, they may be posting their real feelings on Facebook. Research conducted last … Continue reading

Eight tips for helping kids grieve

The month of May is mental health month so we have asked some of our experts from our pediatric psychology department to guest blog throughout the month about issues related to kids and mental health! Be sure to check back … Continue reading

Is it telling or tattling?

Our house has been quite full recently. Two of Audrey’s cousins have been coming over and staying with us a lot lately. They are age eight and six. It definitely changes the dynamics in our house when they come over. … Continue reading

Question and answer: Cell phones, divorce and autism

Question My daughters’ friends are good kids but they drive me crazy with their constant texting. I want them to feel comfortable at our house but they never put those phones down and it’s irritating when we take them places. … Continue reading

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