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Tips for Connecting With the Quiet Child

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 07.28.2016 | Parents
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

Do you notice that your child or teen seems to be keeping to herself or himself a lot more lately? Although this child has always been "close-to-the-vest" with feelings, you sense she or he needs you now, maybe more than ever, and you want to help. During his or her her youngest years, there was affection and cuddling, but now there seems to be too much distance.

Kids on Kitchen Patrol

Charlotte Safavi | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Charlotte Safavi

Boys and men need to do more housework. Despite the sexual revolution, the traditional division of labor-at-home remains firmly entrenched in our society.

Keeping Kids Clean

Charlotte Safavi | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Charlotte Safavi

My son has printed out 20 Wikipedia pages on the definition of the F word. I'm proud of my son's industrious initiative, research tactics and dogged determination to learn.

Police Add Uncertainty to the Mix

Donald Liebenson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Donald Liebenson

At parent orientation for incoming high school freshman, the principal encouraged us to get involved with our kids, to ask questions. So I sat my son down and, bracing myself, asked about the mixtape.