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Entries by Barbara Greenberg from 04/2012

Confessions of a Teacher's Pet

| Posted 04.02.2012 | Fifty

What you need to know about me is that I am not, by nature, designed to be a teacher's pet.

Oversharing, Public vs. Private Behavior and What We Forgot to Teach Our Teens

| Posted 04.02.2012 | Parents

Our over-emphasis on our children's feelings may have contributed to a current generation of teens who are too emotionally generous with their feelings and overshare personal details.

Are we Guilty of Starving our Teens?

| Posted 04.09.2012 | Parents

Yes, Americans, Israel has just followed in the footsteps of India and Italy by banning underweight models. No more being in ads or strutting the catw...

Teens as Heroes: A Reminder that the Teenage Years Can Be Marvelous

| Posted 04.12.2012 | Parents

The next time you think to yourself --"those teenagers" -- try to think of the teens in the above stories and feel pride in what teens are capable of.

Mother's Day and Teen Stress

| Posted 04.18.2012 | Parents

"I know that parents usually write to you about their problems with us, their teenagers. Well, I'd like to turn this problem upside down from the perspective of a 17-year-old teen daughter..."

I Can't Stop Thinking About My Husband and His Ex-Wife

| Posted 04.20.2012 | Parents

Dear Dr. G., I am totally embarrassed about what I am experiencing. I feel like a jealous teenager. I got remarried four months ago. I have an 11-yea...

Middle School, Bully and What We Should Do Now

| Posted 04.25.2012 | Parents

Several parts of this documentary made me bristle with fury. I felt both protective of these helpless victims and angry that the adults in charge were mostly dismissive.