Six Things Parents Can Do to Raise Kids to Be Confident Decision-Makers

This article by Kate Rope in The Washington Post is interesting. Six Things Parents Can Do to Raise Kids to Be Confident Decision-Makers On every vacation we allow our daughters to pick out a souvenir. We browse local shops until we find the “perfect” reminder of our time together. On a recent trip, my 6-year-old […]

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The Child-Free Life: Why so Many American Women Are Deciding Not to Have Kids

This article by Petula Dvorak in The Washington Post is interesting. The Child-Free Life: Why so Many American Women Are Deciding Not to Have Kids Oh, come on, millennial women. Just look at us. Frantic and apologizing, overwhelmed between staff meetings and gymnastics, shamed for bottle-feeding, booted for breastfeeding, passed over for promotions, denied on the […]

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Why a Baby’s Connection With a Parent Matters

This article by Dr. Perri Klass in The New York Times is interesting. Why a Baby’s Connection With a Parent Matters In pediatrics, attachment is the emotional connection that develops between a young child and a parent or other caregiver. Attachment theory was developed in the mid-20th century by a British psychiatrist, John Bowlby, whose […]

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To Raise Better Kids, Say No

This article by Scott Sonenshein in The New York Times may be of interest. To Raise Better Kids, Say No Despite the temptation for parents to say yes to their children’s wishes, research shows there’s an insidious side to chasing after the newest thing others have. It fosters a sense of deficiency that can never […]

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A Personal Note about My Father

There will be no case summary today. Today I want to write about something more important than the law. I want to write about the importance of being a good parent after divorce. And I want to write about my father. My father died Wednesday, March 16, at age 79. He had been hospitalized since […]

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