Category: Parenting

Sexual abuse of kids by kids

We’ve gone way beyond warning our kids about “stranger danger,” recognizing that 90 percent of sexual abuse victims know the offender. What is less recognized is that 36 percent of the time sexual offenses against kids are committed by other … Continue reading

You’ve been pinned!

I’ve often wondered how something becomes a trend…what does it take to get people engaged? I resisted social media when it first came out – I just wasn’t interested in Facebook or Twitter but then as we did research for … Continue reading

Should young children take anti-depressents? Dr. Ramey answers your questions!

Question My physician prescribed anti-depressant medication for my eleven-year-old. The medicine seems to be helping but I’m worried about getting my child dependent on these drugs. She says she can’t wait to take the medicine to make her feel better. … Continue reading

Her First Birthday

Today I have a 1-year-old. I’ve been a mommy for 365 days. I have an amazing sense of relief, gratitude, accomplishment, pride and love as I look over the past year. It’s been an amazing journey that went by in … Continue reading

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