Posts Tagged "child"

10 ways to help children develop resilience



Parents often ask me, “How can I help my child to become more resilient?” Given that life is full of obstacles and challenges, teaching children to be resilient is important. Emotional resilience is the ability to bounce back after an unexpected setback. 

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5 tips for crossing the end-of-the-school-year finish line

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Spring brings the best of times and the worst of times. It’s by far the busiest sports season and with graduations, proms, college acceptances, end-of-school-year deadlines and summer vacation planning, the days are filled to the brim. 

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Screen Time and Its Emotional Effect on Our Kids

screen-time-and-its-emotional-effect-on-our-kids-1-size-3Dr. Kates discusses how screen time can affect kids’ emotional well being P & G Everyday. Article by Leah Maxwell.

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Is What Lena Dunham Did Normal? The Truth About Children and Sexuality

lena-dunhamA National Review correspondent accused Lena Dunham of sexually abusing her sister after interpreting passages in her new book “Not That Kind of Girl.” But did Dunham do anything wrong? Dr. Kate and other experts discuss what’s “normal” child sexual behavior on HuffPost Live. Watch the video here.




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Ask Dr. Kate Roberts: A Parent’s Concerns about Her Child’s Weight

UnknownDr. Kate: My 10 year old son has always been large for his age, but now I’m concerned that he is overweight. His doctor mentioned that his weight is up and I’m at a loss for what to do. My son is starting to call himself fat, all the while he continues to over eat. With all the festivities and goodies during the holidays, followed by sluggish winter months, I’m really concerned he’s going to gain when he really needs to lose weight. What can I do?

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