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How to deal when your kid is no fan of your best friend's kid
Having a mom friend is the best. But what happens when your kids dislike each other?
There are ways to help children with School Refusal Behavior
Insight and advice for parents and educators dealing with a child going through School Refusal.
Depression and Social Media
Tweets, Facebook status updates, and Instagram photos may keep you in the loop, but beware: Too much social media can have negative effects if you have depression.
Dr. Stephanie and The Center take an active role in providing the media with credible and relevant psychological information to share with the public. Our mission is to increase awareness of timely topics and to advocate for children and families.
Parents' worries about school and how to handle them
Experts offer advice on such school issues as bullying, concussions, not wanting to go, safety, head lice and bad grades.
How to know your child is ready for a phone
There is no one rule for all children. Thinking of getting your child his first cell phone? Read this checklist first.
How to manage Child - Teacher conflict
An elementary school child's disdain for her teacher may grow for a variety of factors.
Q & A with Dr. Stephanie
Wondering how to deal with your child when she won't do her chores?
Article about effective
time-out procedures for children with special needs.
How to know if you're in an unhealthy friendship–and how to get out of it
Unfortunately some friendships are unhealthy.
Can Your Child Be Too Religious?
Religion is a resiliency factor when it is tempered with structure.
Help! My Tween Daughter Has a Boyfriend
Take a look at this article and learn how to navigate this tricky terrain.
Can Sexting get you arrested?
Teen Vogue reports on what really happens when you send sexual photos, videos, or text messages via your cell phone.
Meet Dr. Stephanie and learn about bullying
There are many things a parent needs to know, from recognizing the signs of bullying to best ways to resolve bullying conflicts.
Cyberbullying: Teens and Sexting
An excellent article by author Lindsay Galloway. We had a lengthy discussion prior to the publication of this article. See my comments and the excellent research she did!
Solutions for Challenging Autism Behaviors with
Nicole interviews me about common autism behaviors and how to manage and deal with them.
Our Friends (and Teachers): Animals
Check out how animals can aide in social skill development.
Preparing Your Baby for Preschool
It's best for your child if you prepare yourself as well as your child for the first day of preschool or day care.
Recommendations in the wake of the Newtown tragedy
It's important to address your child's worst fears after they hear about a tragedy.
Work it Out: A summer job can be the key to future success for teens with learning disabilities
Working at the right job might be the ticket to boost your child's self-esteem and put him on track for a successful post-school life.
Financial Stress and Family
Listen to a short radio blog show with me and Hillside Family Agency.
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