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From the Spouse of a Person Who Suffers with Depression

The following is a heartfelt and insightful letter written by a husband whose wife suffers from depression.  I've found with spouses of seriously depressed people that one really has to insist strongly that [...]

By | February 2nd, 2017|Categories: FEELINGS, Parenting & Child Resources|2 Comments

Loveys, Stuffed Animals, and Pets

As you well know, children often have a teddy bear or some other fluffy animal or lovey to which they become very attached. You probably had one yourself. These are significant objects in a child’s [...]

By | January 9th, 2017|Categories: CHILD & INFANT DEVELOPMENT, Parenting & Child Resources|0 Comments

Kids and Tech: When and How

by Amelia Watkins In the last decade or so, media itself has become obsessed with the condemnation of technology and social media. A quick Google search yields dozens upon dozens of articles lamenting society’s [...]

By | January 5th, 2017|Categories: Parenting & Child Resources, THE SPOT|0 Comments

The Curious Human

Interest, or curiosity, appears to be one of the nine or so feelings—or responses to stimuli—with which we are born. Interest is crucial to our learning, exploratory activities, and creativity. The psychologist Sivan Tomkins has [...]

By | November 29th, 2016|Categories: CHILD & INFANT DEVELOPMENT, Parenting & Child Resources|0 Comments

Slovenia prohibits corporal punishment in the home

Bravo! We just received this wonderful news via Joan Durrant and the Global Information Network. On 25 October 2016, the Slovenian National Assembly passed Law No. 542-08/16-9/2.6 Amending and Supplementing the Law on [...]

By | November 9th, 2016|Categories: GOOD NEWS|0 Comments

Q & A | How to talk to children about violent news events

Question: I wondered if you know of anything written about how to talk with children about events like the Orlando shooting? Answer: The lay press will probably have some good ideas and interviews with professionals [...]

By | October 6th, 2016|Categories: Parenting & Child Resources|Tags: |0 Comments