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Cyberbullying, PTSD and Depression (Part 3)*

*In our previous two Weekly Tips you were taught about the emotionally devastating consequences of cyberbullying, poignantly portrayed by the story...

Cyberbullying, PTSD and Depression (Part 2)*

In last week’s Tip you learned about the emotionally devastating effects of cyberbullying. Today, I will share with you the story...

Cyberbullying, PTSD and Depression (Part 1)*

When you hear parents refer to “bullying” in conversation, there are often stories of kids being pushed into lockers, eating alone...

YOU CAN’T TELL ME WHAT TO DO!

An Authority Figure is someone who has the power to give orders or make decisions, or the power to control someone...

Back to School Anxiety – Worried Children, and, for Some Parents an “Empty Nest”

Many of us feel a sense of sadness when summer is about to end, as relaxing vacations give way to harried...

Parenting During a Divorce

Couples going through a divorce face extraordinary challenges (and so do their children). You aren’t just losing the person with whom...

Recovering From the “Empty Nest” Syndrome

The population of our metropolitan area has the highest ratio of professionals with advanced degrees in the country. With this distinction...

Helping Your Child Following a Traumatic Experience

As parents we instinctively wish to shield our children from traumatic experiences. There is a significant value to creating an “envelope”...

“Letting Go” of Your Child as They Become an Adult

One of the more challenging epochs for a parent who is actively and lovingly engaged in their child’s emotional growth and...