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by Deirdre Wilson on December 21, 2012
Monitoring Your Children After Sandy Hook
by Deirdre Wilson on December 21, 2012
Pediatricians and psychologists advise parents to continue monitoring their children's reactions in the weeks and months after the tragic Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings.... Read full article
by Deirdre Wilson on December 17, 2012
Helping Kids in the Aftermath of Violence
by Deirdre Wilson on December 17, 2012
Here are some excellent resources for helping children cope after horrific violence like the elementary school shootings in Newtown, Connecticut... Read full article
on November 9, 2012
Visit the New England Aquarium
on November 9, 2012
Visit the New England Aquarium in Boston and see the giant ocean tank that is the centerpiece of this beloved family attraction.... Read full article
on November 9, 2012
New research finds that adolescents victimized by peers, sexual assault or maltreatment have an increased risk of suicidal thoughts not long after the incidents occur... Read full article
by Clare Safran-Norton, Ph.D. on November 2, 2012
Backpacks: Teach Your Kids to Wear Them Safely
by Clare Safran-Norton, Ph.D. on November 2, 2012
School backpacks can do more than carry books; they can injure your kids if not worn properly. Here's some great information and tips from a Boston physical therapist who sees plenty of patients with backpack-related injuries.... Read full article
by Christina Elston on October 26, 2012
More Sleep Could Help Prevent Diabetes in Teens
by Christina Elston on October 26, 2012
New research finds that enough sleep at night for teens can actually reduce their risk of developing type 2 diabetes.... Read full article
by Christina Elston on October 26, 2012
Social Bullying Rampant on Kids’ TV Shows
by Christina Elston on October 26, 2012
While there's plenty of research on the effects of television violence on children, a new study reveals that social bullying – portrayed in many popular children's TV programs – doesn't get as much notice, but likely has similar effects.... Read full article
by Deirdre Wilson on October 19, 2012
by Deirdre Wilson on October 19, 2012
A new national survey reveals that while voters think that parents should be educating their kids about politics, most parents really aren't doing it.... Read full article
by Deirdre Wilson on October 12, 2012
by Deirdre Wilson on October 12, 2012
In spite of increased public awareness of the dangers of concussions in young athletes, a new survey finds that dads who played football and suffered a concussion when they were younger want their young kids to play tackle football.... Read full article
by Deirdre Wilson on September 24, 2012
Boy Brain – Girl Brain: Is There a Difference?
by Deirdre Wilson on September 24, 2012
Two Boston gender experts are challenging beliefs that boys and girls learn and behave differently because of brain structure, and must therefore be taught differently. They argue that our culture creates stereotypes that lead to these differences.... Read full article