Category Archives: Parenting

Bouncing Back- What Dr. Sam Goldstein Says About Resilience

This week, I had the pleasure to meet Dr. Sam Goldstein, who specializes in school psychology, child development and neuropsychology. We got to talking about some of the tough stuff children face and he shared with me the following: Advertisements

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Announcement: HBO’s ‘The Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia’

I’m still on an HBO Documentary stint, so forgive me. October was Dyslexia Awareness Month and I wanted to pass this info along here. HBO premiered a documentary entitled ‘The Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia” on Monday and it will be … Continue reading

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Correcting a Child Without Criticism

Some time over the summer, I came across a great article on the fine line between correcting and criticizing a child. I say fine line because all too often I have seen and heard parents cross that line without realizing … Continue reading

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Feature in MEND Newsletter

I wrote an article on parents’ conflicts and effects on children for this month’s MEND Newsletter, run by Kathy Gonzales, Executive Director of JANUS Conflict Management Services. Services are offered in Florida and Trinidad & Tobago. Here’s what Kathy had … Continue reading

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