07Sep
2017
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Be Your Child’s Port in a Storm

Lessons learned from Hurricane Harvey Like everyone in this country, I have been riveted by the coverage of Hurricane Harvey: the absolutely horrific images of entire neighborhoods under water, people of all ages being rescued by boat, families crowded into shelters, the heroic efforts...

30Aug
2017
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How Do You Know When Extracurriculars Are Too Much?

Take your child’s emotional temperature Is there a child in this country who doesn’t have a host of extracurricular activities on his or her schedule? After-school programs, soccer practice, violin lessons, chess club, gymnastics, play rehearsals, or some combination thereof—our kids often have more...

13Apr
2017
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Celebrating the Military Child

It’s probably pretty obvious that I love kids. Besides having children and grandchildren of my own, my entire professional life has been centered on children, from my years as a pediatric nurse to my current work as the creator of The Moodsters, helping children...