Talk to your middle schooler about flirting

Talk to your middle schooler about flirting

Habla con tus niños de middle school acerca de coquetear By Janey LeeWith Valentine’s Day approaching, young people may be trying to navigate their feelings. But are their attempts at flirting appropriate?Here’s what I try to keep in mind:Middle school is a hormonally...
Why do I feel so sad in the winter?

Why do I feel so sad in the winter?

¿Por qué me siento tan triste en el invierno? By Samantha Gambino, PSYD It’s that time of year again. Everyone is running around a bit franticly, To-Do Lists are getting longer, and the holidays are fast approaching. While it’s such a festive time of year, it is also...
The challenge of making winter magical

The challenge of making winter magical

El desafío de hacer mágico el invierno BY CHRISTINA STONE, LCSW With the arrival of a new year, I’m hearing from parents who are a putting a lot of pressure on themselves to create a magical experience for their families. Maybe they have great holiday or winter...
RAISING AN ALTRUISTIC LEADER

RAISING AN ALTRUISTIC LEADER

By Michele Borba, Ed.D., Altruistic children are the ultimate “UnSelfies.” They feel another’s pain or recognize a social problem and are driven to find solutions to help. And they do so not for accolades, trophies, rewards, or to “look good” on college applications,...