Talking with Your Kids about Race

We live during a time when concerns over racism are on the rise. In fact, 58 percent of Americans say racism is a “big problem in our society,” according to a Pew Research Center Survey conducted in August 2017. That number is up from just 28 percent in...

Helping Children after a Disaster

Spider Man is visiting children at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston. You heard that right. A person dressed in a Spider Man costume has been visiting kids in the shelter, handing out stickers and generally trying to put a smile on the faces of some of...

Helping Your Child Cope with Divorce

Most of us are keenly aware of our country’s high divorce rates, although recent statistics indicate that the numbers may be dropping. Regardless, divorce is a tough pill for any couple to swallow, and it could be even more traumatic for their children....

Teens and Suicide – What You Need to Know

In a recent post, I discussed adolescent depression and the many tragic issues associated with it. Certainly not the least of these is suicide, which is listed as the third-leading cause of death among 10- to 24-year-olds. The topic recently garnered a significant...