Exploring the role of today’s fathers

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With the recent celebration of Father’s Day, the American Academy of Pediatrics released a timely paper on the role of fathers in child... Read more

Can positive parenting help prevent bad behavior?

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Changing the way you think about something can open up new solutions. Often, we think of parenting skills as something to manage specific... Read more

Screening is not equal to treatment in teen depression

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Adolescent depression is a problem in the United States, but the good news is that effective treatment is readily available. An estimated 2... Read more

Depression and teens: What does the latest news about Paxil mean?

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Learning that your teen has depression can be terrifying for a parent – concerns range from getting the right treatment to general safety... Read more

Why do kids need to learn ‘soft skills’?

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In today’s global economic climate, employment and productivity are as dependent on academic and technical skills as they are soft skills... Read more

Why is a psychologist available in a pediatrician’s office helpful?

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Although one in five children in the United States suffers from a diagnosable mental health disorder, only 21 percent of affected children... Read more

Need help? Parenting programs here to support

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How many times have you had a rough day at work and unconsciously raised your voice at your child for a minor indiscretion? We’ve all... Read more

Are all deadbeat dads really deadbeat?

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In today’s society, “child support” is formal and informal cash contribution to the full spectrum of child needs paid to... Read more