Month: August 2014

Care deeply and play it cool

Keep calm. Keep an eye out. Keep communicating. (And keep some frozen dinners ready.) Those are the back-to-school recommendations of Caitlin O’Dell and Jon Joebgen, mental health professionals with Children’s Center, […]

Quiet truths and big explosions at the movies: “Boyhood”

It’s summer, so moviegoers must by law shut down their brains and become laser fodder in extravaganzas like “Soldiers of the Solar System” or whatever’s raking in the megamillions now. But […]

Star gazing with the kiddos: Perseid meteor showers

Do you have happy childhood memories of lying on your back and watching shooting stars--technically called meteor showers? Have you made similar memories with your own kids? Here's an easy, fun […]

Curbing screen time tough for parents, too

I have a lot easier time controlling my children’s screen time than I do my own, even though it probably affects them just as much. In a recent Washington Post interview, […]

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