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May 18, 2020

What are YOU doing to stay connected during this pandemic? It's no surprise to me that some of the greatest wisdom comes from teens themselves. Read this piece by Sophie Friedberg and share it with teens and adults alike. "...talk to people. It's not enough to double-t...

May 9, 2020

This Online Conference was designed BY teens, FOR teens, and I am honored to have been asked to participate. Please share this with your middle- or high-schoolers. The topics are all relevant to teen mental health during a pandemic. Hope to see your teens there! Click...

May 7, 2020

 Great advice from psychotherapist Susan Zinn on helping teens cope with the stress of this pandemic.

April 22, 2020

Having trouble watching your teen's emotional ups and downs during lockdown?  This piece will help.

March 24, 2020

Lately, I have found myself worrying about teens who are frequent Juulers (vapers/ e-cigarette users) and whether this habit would lead to adverse outcomes if they were to be infected with COVID-19. The answer is that we just don't know. Other than the epidemic of vapi...

March 22, 2020

This is an important read from Forbes about the lack of PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) for healthcare workers. This is not sensationalism. I am hearing from my husband and from my physician colleagues out there fighting the COVID-19 pandemic in our local hospitals...

March 20, 2020

Best title ever. Great advice fromLisa Damour, Ph.D. on parenting your "Quaranteenagers" during this abrupt and challenging transition.

February 18, 2020

Join me for this unique workshop just for dads of daughters.  Click on the image to link to Eventbrite for more info and to register.

February 18, 2020

 As parents, sometimes we have to suppress the urge to jump in and problem-solve for our kids.  Here's a great piece about the importance of letting teens vent, meeting them with empathy and how to guage whether they actually want our help.

February 14, 2020

Parenting a middle schooler?  Wondering how to talk with them about moods, puberty, sexting, porn, vaping and more? Registration is now open for a small group continuity series for parents of middle schoolers.  We will be meeting on three Thursday mornings, 2/27, 3/19,...

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