Children

How to Talk with Children about Tragedy

Do you wonder how to talk about tragic events with your children? With media seemingly broadcasting such events 24 hours a day, we are exposed to much more information than ever before. We are less able to protect our children from the news of tragedies, allowing our children exposure to disturbing information at earlier ages. This requires adults to provide thoughtful communication, support, and reassurance to children when tragedies [...]

How to Talk with Children about Tragedy2018-08-22T11:49:06-07:00

Is My Child Normal?

One of the most common questions I hear when a parent enters my office to talk about their child is “Is this normal?” We often wonder if our child is developing and behaving in typical kid-fashion or if there is something more we should be identifying. Children move through innumerable phases as they develop. Some phases appear normal and some appear odd. Some phases are so wonderful that parents [...]

Is My Child Normal?2018-08-22T11:49:38-07:00