Category: Parenting

Will my 7 year old be addicted to drugs?

Question I know that many kids in high school experiment with drugs, which terrifies me given my own problems as a teen. My daughter is only seven-years-old but can I do anything now to help prevent her from getting addicted … Continue reading

A healthy tribute to our moms

Mother’s Day is the special time of year we pay tribute to our mothers, grandmothers (and in my house, I include godmothers) for all they do for us and the love they give us.  During one of my precious last … Continue reading

7 myths you’ll never believe aren’t true

We all know that it is a myth that vaccines cause autism, George Washington had wooden teeth, and the Chicago Cubs will win a world series. Here are more myths from my world of psychology. Helping your children feel good … Continue reading

Do you believe these psychology myths?

There was a time when I believed that chewing gum stayed in your stomach for seven years, fortune cookies were invented in China, and the Boston Red Sox would never win a world series. Here are more myths from the … Continue reading

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