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The shooting deaths of 20 young children and six school staffers on December 14, 2012, left the country shaken and horrified. In the midst of the holiday season, the tragedy hit the hearts and homes of many families across the nation. The idea that so many lives could be changed forever in a matter of moments in such a random act of violence is on ongoing daily trauma for many.Read More
Watch Dr. Kate’s interview with Steve Aveson on how to reduce kids stress during the holidays.Read More
The holidays are supposed to be the most wonderful time of the year. And yet, regardless of whether families are intact, blended, broken blended or single parent families, in reality holidays can bring out a range of intense emotions in people. Here are some tips to make things easier for your family during this holiday season.Read More
“Sit up and chew with your mouth closed,” my husband says with a look of disgust splattered over his face. My son’s shoulders hunch forward, his head and mouth move from upright to downcast. Inside I am seething.Read More
Like many other parents, I am dreading my upcoming parent-teacher conferences. Not because I am going to hear something bad, more because I am going to learn about my children from their teachers, a.k.a. total strangers to me. As much as I am dying to know about what my boys are doing during their six hours daily away from me, I am very anxious about learning about my kids from someone I’ve never spoken to before.Read More
Miley Cyrus’ recent behavior has been making the headlines lately, with many parents understandably up in arms over her complete image change — and her recent over-sexualized performances in her videos and at the VMAs. On the one hand, people understand her desire to distance herself from the squeaky-clean, Disney-controlled, typecast life she has led for a decade.Read More
According to NielsenWire, the latest statistics show that Americans buy nearly 600 million pounds of candy during the Halloween season. That boils down to about 1.9 pounds of candy per person.Read More