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The W-Curve Model: Understanding a new college student’s experience

Freshman year of college is known for new experiences, but it also presents challenges. The W-Curve is an emotional pattern incoming students find themselves experiencing their first year in college.

Reese Druckenmiller LICSW By Reese Druckenmiller August 8, 2022

College students and depression: A guide for parents

Many college students struggle with depression or anxiety. As school resumes, talk about these conditions with your student, and brush up on symptoms and warning signs so you can step in with help.

Reese Druckenmiller LICSW By Reese Druckenmiller July 19, 2022

What's your family's digital diet plan?

Technology has changed how we live, interact and communicate — all of which have significant health consequences. Get tips to be intentional with screen time and create healthy media habits.

Adam Anderson Ph.D. By Adam Anderson July 11, 2022

Are video games, screens another addiction?

In our digital world, most of us own electronic devices with screens. Can screen time or video games become an addiction? Learn how to spot the signs and what you can do.

Edward Luker LPC By Edward Luker July 1, 2022

Fostering resiliency in children

Resiliency is the ability to become strong, healthy or successful after something bad happens. Learn how you can provide support and help build resiliency when children face bullying, illness or divorce.

Julie Conway MS LPC By Julie Conway June 16, 2022

Helping children feel safe

In the aftermath of gun violence, you may ask how you can help your children feel safe or reassure yourself that your children are safe. Here's how.

Janice Schreier MSW By Janice Schreier May 27, 2022

Promoting healthy body image in children, teens

The quest for a perfect body can take a heavy toll on your child. Learn how to help them develop and maintain a healthy body image and self-esteem.

Sasha Ulrich MD By Sasha Ulrich August 9, 2021
Deirdre Paulson, Ph.D. By Deirdre Paulson August 9, 2021

Is your child getting enough sleep?

Summertime can significantly change children's sleep habits. As your family prepares for a new school year, consider sleep routines and if your children are getting enough sleep.

Karley Mecko, D.O. By Karley Mecko August 2, 2021
Deirdre Paulson, Ph.D. By Deirdre Paulson August 2, 2021

Back-to-school checklist: Are your kids ready?

As your family gears up for another school year, use this checklist to address the health and well-being of your children.

Terri Nordin, M.D. By Terri Nordin July 29, 2021

Stomachache in children: How to know if it's serious

Most children experience abdominal pain from time to time. As a parent, it can be hard to decide if your child's abdominal pain is normal or the sign of something more serious. Here's how to know.

Timothy Slama DO By Timothy Slama July 16, 2021

5 ways slimming screen time is good for your health

How much time do you and your family members spend on a screen? Are you missing out on something else important to you? Learn about the many benefits of cutting down on screen time.

Mysoon Ayuob MD By Mysoon Ayuob May 21, 2021

Practical ways to raise confident kids

Confident children believe in themselves and can face new challenges without fear. Learn why these are essential for a happy life and how parents can communicate self-worth using these 5 messages.

Maegen Storm CNP By Maegen Storm May 12, 2021