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“12 Ways to Effectively Parent During Coronavirus (COVID-19)” on Psychology Today

By |2020-03-17T16:47:10-04:00March 17th, 2020|Categories: Children, Health, Parenting, Psychology Today|Tags: , , , |

As a parent, you are probably feeling a variety of emotions right now about the coronavirus pandemic — anxiety, fear,  anger, burnout, confusion, and an overwhelming sense of chaos. We are in the midst of an event that many have not seen in our lifetimes. On top of that, your kids' school has just been canceled for two weeks. You may have [...]

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Talking Brains Episode 9: Collaborative Law and Collaborative Divorce: Putting Your Kids First

By |2019-01-28T16:15:41-05:00January 28th, 2019|Categories: Children, Collaborative Divorce, Divorce, Marriage, Mediation, Talking Brains|Tags: , , , , , , |

Talking Brains Podcast: a conversation about putting your kids first during divorce or separation with Adam Cordover JD.Learn how collaborative law, a non-adversarial way to settle issues, can help make life less stressful when you are going through a divorce or separation. Special guest is attorney and published author Adam Cordover JD at www.familydiplomacy.com and based [...]

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Talking Brains Episode 6: How Children Thrive with Mark Bertin MD

By |2018-11-26T17:04:33-05:00November 14th, 2018|Categories: Children, Parenting, Talking Brains|Tags: , , , |

Talking Brains Podcast Ep 6: a conversation about parenting and how children thrive with Mark Bertin MD. Mark Bertin MD discusses child development and parenting - valuable information that can also be found in his newest book, "How Children Thrive: The Practical Science of Raising Independent, Resilient, and Happy Kids". Dr. Bertin can be found at [...]

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The Consequences of High-Conflict Divorce on Children

By |2016-11-20T07:53:40-05:00October 14th, 2016|Categories: Children, Collaborative Divorce, Crisis, Divorce, Mediation, Parenting|Tags: , , , , , |

While we know that high-conflict divorce impacts the wellbeing of all parties involved, there is scientific data showing specifically how high-conflict divorce impacts children.  Children who are victims of a high-conflict divorce have a significant decrease in quality of life. The following are three ways in which children’s lives are impacted by parents who are invested [...]

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Video games are good for girls, if parents play along

By |2018-10-01T14:34:20-04:00February 2nd, 2011|Categories: Children, Parenting|Tags: , , , , , , |

Here's a synopsis of the study, followed by my questions about it: ScienceDaily (2011-02-02) -- Researchers have conducted a study on video games and children between 11 and 16 years old. They found that girls who played video games with a parent enjoyed a number of advantages. Those girls behaved better, felt more connected to their [...]

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