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Adolesence

Why Is My Kid Shutting Me Out?

Sherrie Campbell, PhD | Posted 04.08.2014 | Parents
Sherrie Campbell, PhD

When we resist what our children feel, we reject them. They learn their emotions are bad, they repress them and then reject themselves.

More Myths about Menopause: Continuing the '2nd Talk'

Vivian Diller, Ph.D. | Posted 12.24.2012 | Fifty
Vivian Diller, Ph.D.

With huge numbers of women currently facing menopause, you would think there would be more clarity about it all. But confusion and fear continue to fuel women's concerns. We have come so far in so many ways; isn't it time to be upfront and open about this phase of life?

World Menopause Day: A Time To Undo Myths

Vivian Diller, Ph.D. | Posted 12.16.2012 | Fifty
Vivian Diller, Ph.D.

Some of you may not remember when menstruation was called "the curse." But it wasn't that long ago when it was considered a taboo topic, worthy of shame and embarrassment. Isn't it time to shift cultural attitudes about the second major transition in a woman's life?

10 Things I Want My Ten-Year-Old Daughter To Know

Lindsey Mead | Posted 07.17.2013 | Parents
Lindsey Mead

I feel ever more aware of her girlhood and looming adolescence, and of all the things I want her to know...

Teens as Heroes

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 06.12.2012 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

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.