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The Consequences of High-Conflict Divorce on Children

By | 2016-11-20T07:53:40+00:00 October 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 | 2016-11-20T07:53:40+00:00 January 11th, 2016|Categories: 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+00:00 September 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+00:00 June 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+00:00 June 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+00:00 February 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 | 2016-10-05T06:45:50+00:00 February 2nd, 2011|Categories: Uncategorized|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+00:00 January 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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Mom’s voice plays special role in activating newborn’s brain

By | 2016-10-05T06:46:11+00:00 December 19th, 2010|Categories: Brain, Research|Tags: , , , , , , , |

ScienceDaily (2010-12-17) -- A mother's voice will preferentially activate the parts of the brain responsible for language learning, say researchers. The research team made the discovery after performing electrical recordings on the infants within the 24 hours following their birth. The brain signals also revealed that while the infants did react to other women's voices, these [...]

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Tips for Easing Your Child’s Halloween Fears

By | 2016-11-20T07:53:47+00:00 October 28th, 2010|Categories: Holidays|Tags: , , , |

With Halloween just days away, some children may be having more fears than usual. Seeing adults and family members in costumes and masks can be pretty frightening to a young child. How do you help your child enjoy Halloween without becoming overcome with fear? First, let your child know when Halloween is coming. Talk to them [...]

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