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Children and Teens

Teens Need A PR Director

The long-standing popular image of teenagers is that they are rebellious, self-centered, risk-taking, and don’t want anything to do with their parents. It is a time to search out...
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Caregivers

Moving and Young Children

Moving day. Such excitement! Such distress! An event nearly every family experiences a few times, if not more. The impact on children is as varied as their personalities. But...
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Career

Finding the Right College

Parents: Please note that this column is meant to be shared with your teenager. Okay, you made it through that dreaded junior year, the supposedly make-or-break year that colleges...
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Anger

Disciplining Older Teenagers

Beer cans in a closet, pot in a glove compartment, groundings or curfews ignored, abusive language… not necessarily all new challenges to deal with but many parents feel powerless...
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Abuse

Raising Assertive Kids

Assertiveness isn’t necessarily innate. While it might come naturally to some people, it’s largely a skill — and an important one at that for both adults and kids. According...
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Children and Teens

OCD and College Accommodations

An interesting article recently appeared in the Wall Street Journal. “A Serious Illness or an Excuse” is worth reading and talks about what is happening on college campuses across...
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