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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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Preventing Smoking

Last week, I sat in on a smoking prevention training and here’s some of what I learned: Most people start using tobacco products (including cigarettes) during their teens. In the U.S. alone, 3,800 young people under 18 will smoke their first … Continue reading

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Top 10 Most Popular Blog Posts

In continuing to celebrate crossing 10,000 views, I’ve compiled the 10 most popular blog posts, based on number of views, over the past two years. Here they are! The Effects of Miscarriage The Influence of a Superhero Approaching Puberty: Boys … Continue reading

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What You Should Know About Concussions

I came across a news release that discussed how ALL children are susceptible to concussions and traumatic brain injuries (TBI), not just young athletes who play contact sports.  In fact, young children are most at risk because they’re less capable of protecting themselves.

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