Finding Purpose in an Empty Nest
08/28/2023 ● By Pam Molnar
My youngest child leaves for his senior year of college on Monday. For the life of me, I don’t know how that is possible.Read More »
Signs Your Child is Feeling Stressed this Back-to-School Season
08/28/2023 ● By Nick Norman
As summer comes to an end for many kids heading back to school, it’s normal for stressors to sink in as students navigate a new grade, changing friend circles, or perhaps a new school altogetherRead More »
Straight Talk About Social Media
03/01/2022 ● By Pilar Bradshaw, M.D., F.A.A.P.
Adolescence has always been a challenging time of development; however, social media has made growing up even more complicated for a lot of kids.Read More »
Fostering Self-Esteem in Kids
01/04/2022 ● By Pilar Bradshaw, M.D., F.A.A.P.
Building our children’s self-esteem is one of the most important tasks we have as parents.Read More »
Reducing Holiday Stress
11/30/2021 ● By Pilar Bradshaw, M.D., F.A.A.P.
Despite our best intentions, it’s common for families to get overwhelmed trying to do so much in such a short amount of time.Read More »
Messing with Mud
01/01/2021 ● By Beth Stein
The ingredients in the recipe are simple: water for wetness, soil for substance, crumpled leaves for texture, bark chips for chunks, grass for green-ness, and rocks just for fun. The how-to part of the recipe is also pretty straightforward – dig, dump, stir, mush, squoosh, pour, pound.Read More »
Inspiring Generosity in Children
12/01/2020 ● By Pilar Bradshaw, M.D., F.A.A.P.
Generosity is a trait most parents would like to see instilled in their children. Teaching kids to serve and give to others builds character and empathy. It also releases chemicals in the brain that stimulate reward pathways and creates a feeling of joy.Read More »
09/01/2020 ● By By Pilar Bradshaw, M.D., F.A.A.P.
5 tips to help your teen cope with anxiety...Read More »
Socializing Kids During Social Distancing
09/01/2020 ● By Sarah Lyons
Ideas on how to keep them together, while apart...Read More »