Category: Parenting

No adults allowed

If you visit Legoland, be sure to bring a child or you may not be allowed to enter because of their “no adults without children” policy. This policy received lots of publicity last year when a 63 year-old cancer patient … Continue reading

The secret to living a long life

If you want to live a long life, nurture your relationships with family and friends.  That’s one of the messages from a recent book by Franklin and Adler based on interviews with over 500 people over the age of 100. … Continue reading

Dr. Mom’s unknown addiciton

By: Dr. Melissa King The other day my smartphone took a swim in a clean toilet, no less. The swim was accidental. A valuable lesson for Audrey, my 4 year old. Although I appreciate her taking care of personal hygiene … Continue reading

A look into a teenagers therapy session

The toughest part of my job is to create an environment where kids trust me enough to say what they really feel. This isn’t easy, particularly with teens who are suspicious that a therapist will tell parents about their conversations. … Continue reading

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