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“Facing Empty Nest Syndrome: How to cope so life feels full again” on Psychology Today

By |2019-08-19T20:12:31-04:00August 19th, 2019|Categories: Parenting, Psychology Today, Relationships|Tags: , , |

You raised your child to be independent, but still, it can feel like such as loss when your child moves out on their own. Empty nest syndrome is a very real feeling of grief and loss, including feelings of loneliness and shifting of your sense of purpose. It most frequently happens when your children go off [...]

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

By |2018-11-26T17:04:33-04:00November 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 |2016-11-20T07:53:40-04:00October 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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10 Tips for Co-Parenting with a Narcissist

By |2018-09-29T13:26:47-04:00January 11th, 2016|Categories: Gaslighting, Narcissism, Parenting|Tags: , , , , , , |

After posting Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3 on signs you are in a relationship with a narcissist and what to do about it, I received emails and comments asking what to do when you have children with a narcissist. While walking away from a narcissist is difficult enough, it is even more of a [...]

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30 Quotes on Parenting

By |2017-02-15T10:32:53-04:00September 25th, 2012|Categories: Parenting, Quotes|Tags: , , , |

Learn what these well-known people had to say about parenting. Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands. - Anne Frank Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do. - Benjamin Spock We may not be [...]

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ADHD & Mindfulness: An Interview with Lidia Zylowska MD

By |2016-11-20T07:53:41-04:00June 19th, 2012|Categories: ADD, ADHD|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Lidia Zylowska, M.D. is the author of The Mindfulness Prescription for Adult ADHD. She is a UCSC-affiliated psychiatrist who specializes in mindfulness-based approaches to mental health and adult ADHD. She practices in northern California. Dr. Zylowska is a cofounder of UCLA’s Mindful Awareness Research Center, where she conducted the first study of mindfulness-training for adults and [...]

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ADHD & Parenting: An Interview with Mark Bertin MD

By |2016-11-20T07:53:41-04:00June 11th, 2012|Categories: ADD, ADHD, Parenting|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Dr. Mark Bertin, a board certified developmental behavioral pediatrician, studied at the UCLA School of Medicine and completed his training in general pediatrics at Oakland Children’s Hospital in California. Dr. Bertin is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at New York Medical College. Dr. Bertin is a frequent lecturer for parents, teachers and professionals on topics related [...]

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Kids with Migraines: Their Mental Health is Fine

By |2016-10-05T06:45:49-04:00February 18th, 2011|Categories: Depression/Anxiety, Parenting, Research|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

In a study by Bruijn, et al. (2010), it was found that compared to healthy children, children with migraines: * do not exhibit more withdrawn behavior * do not have more thought problems * do not have more social problems * do not exhibit more delinquent or aggressive behavior * are not more frequently diagnosed with [...]

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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The High Cost of Autism: One Parent’s Tale

By |2016-10-05T06:45:50-04:00January 14th, 2011|Categories: Autism|Tags: , , , |

From DailyFinance, an AOL Money & Finance Site: The High Cost of Autism: One Parent's Tale By JONATHAN BERR Posted 3:30 PM 01/12/11 Having an autistic child can be as big a challenge financially as it can be psychologically. Parents often spend thousands of dollars in the hopes, fleeting as they may be, of finding a [...]

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