Are we overmedicating our kids for ADHD, anxiety, and depression? This expert says YES.

By |2019-06-20T14:38:21-05:00May 23rd, 2019|Articles, CULTURE, Depression/Mental Wellness, Emotional Health, FATHERS, Miscellaneous, MOTHERS, PARENTING, podcast|

ADHD, anxiety, depression—these are serious mental disorders that affect people everywhere, especially children. How to diagnose, treat and prevent these disorders in our kids is a heated topic with opinions [...]

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5 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me When I Was a Young Mom

By |2019-06-20T14:38:21-05:00May 21st, 2019|Age: 0-2, Articles, CULTURE, Depression/Mental Wellness, Emotional Health, Miscellaneous, MOTHERS, PARENTING|

This month we’ve dedicated time to talk about mental health for Mental Health Awareness Month, specifically mental health for moms. One of the healthiest things for moms and their mental [...]

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Postpartum depression: What new moms–and anyone who knows a new mom–need to know.

By |2019-06-20T14:38:21-05:00May 21st, 2019|Depression/Mental Wellness|

As we continue our conversation for Mental Health Awareness Month on mental health and motherhood, it’s important we bring our attention to a major mental health concern for new mothers: [...]

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Mothers, Mental Health and the Conversation We Should All Be Having

By |2019-07-10T13:29:43-05:00May 8th, 2019|Depression/Mental Wellness, Emotional Health, Self Help|

May was Mental Health Awareness Month. This is an incredibly important time to raise awareness and reduce the stigma of mental health. I’ve spent a lot of time over the [...]

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Moodiness or Depression in your Child. Can you Tell the Difference?

By |2019-05-02T13:58:59-05:00May 2nd, 2019|Articles, CULTURE, Depression/Mental Wellness, FATHERS, MOTHERS, PARENTING|

Many parents come to me asking whether their child is depressed, moody or just going through a developmental stage. I am glad they ask because this means they are really [...]

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How to Raise an Emotionally Healthy Daughter

By |2019-02-08T16:18:17-05:00February 8th, 2019|Articles, CULTURE, Depression/Mental Wellness, Emotional Health, FATHERS, MOTHERS, PARENTING, Raising Daughters, Raising Daughters, Screen Time, Teenagers, Young Adults|

I recently talked about how to raise an emotionally healthy son. While it is difficult today, it is not impossible. The same is true for girls. You can raise an [...]

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Depression and suicide are on the rise in teen girls. Here’s what parents need to know.

By |2018-09-17T16:10:02-05:00September 17th, 2018|CULTURE, Depression/Mental Wellness, Emotional Health, FATHERS, MOTHERS, PARENTING|

Last week was National Suicide Prevention Week, a week dedicated to bringing awareness about suicide prevention and warning signs of suicide. We’ve never needed this more. Suicide rates, especially among [...]

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Is Your Teen Depressed, or Just Moody? Here’s How to Know.

By |2019-04-19T15:13:15-05:00May 2nd, 2018|CULTURE, Depression/Mental Wellness, Emotional Health, PARENTING, Teenagers, Young Adults|

May is Mental Health Month. As a pediatrician, I am so glad we have a month dedicated to bringing awareness to the importance of mental health. After all, mental health [...]

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