Why You’re Always Stressed During the Holidays and How to Finally Enjoy Them

By | 2018-12-19T17:26:54+00:00 December 19th, 2018|CULTURE, Emotional Health, FATHERS, MOTHERS, PARENTING|

I love the holidays, but let’s be honest parents, they’re stressful. I see a lot of you come through my practice the months of December and January because you’ve made [...]

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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+00:00 September 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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Mister Rogers: What He’s Still Teaching Kids, and Parents, Today

By | 2018-07-04T08:59:30+00:00 July 4th, 2018|CULTURE, Emotional Health, FATHERS, MOTHERS, PARENTING|

I’m willing to bet most of you reading this grew up watching, or had kids who grew up watching, the television show Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood. Hosted by the late Fred [...]

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All Kids Need to Learn Kindness. This Is How You Teach It to Them.

By | 2018-06-23T12:04:29+00:00 June 23rd, 2018|CULTURE, Emotional Health, FATHERS, MOTHERS, PARENTING|

I recently got to sit down with one of my favorite parents and friends, Rachel Cruz. Rachel is a New York Time best-selling author and a mother of two beautiful [...]

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

By | 2018-06-18T21:43:28+00:00 May 2nd, 2018|CULTURE, Depression/Mental Wellness, Emotional Health, PARENTING, Teenagers, Young Adults|

May was 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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Three Things to Tell Your Teen About Sex, Before It’s Too Late

By | 2018-04-07T12:55:31+00:00 April 7th, 2018|CULTURE, Emotional Health, FATHERS, MOTHERS, PARENTING, STDs/Sex, Teenagers|

It is probably the last conversation you want to have with your teen, but it is also the most important. Sex. If you don’t talk to your teen about it, [...]

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