An important post from guest writer Anne Roberts. Bullying is bad. It’s horrendous to experience, it’s soul-destroying, and it smashes children’s personalities to pieces just as they’re hitting a crucial stage of their development. Some, however, are still of the opinion that bullying ‘builds character’. Well, it’s time to put that idea down. Science states […]
Author Archive | Dr. Candida Abrahamson, Ph.D.
Dear Dr. Jaffe, Have you ever noticed there can be a lot of “nothing” lying around? I mean, just take my first niece. She went to meet my soon-to-be-sister-in-law who [quite unfortunately] came with her own babies—two cats. Named after two delicacies at Walker Brothers pancake house, they were Apple Pancake (may he rest in […]
I hope my readers will learn from this important post written by Anne Roberts. So Your Teen Is Taking Drugs – What Can You Do? Teenage drug taking is a major concern for many parents. It’s one of the things we warn them about most strenuously – not least due to the very real […]
I missed National Depression Screening Day on Oct 11. Yom Kippur found itself in the middle of my blogging agenda. Like some college students I’m posting about, my “paper” is 3 days late. The “Wall Street Journal,” however, was right on time with its feature, “College Students Flood Mental-Health Centers.” Their article covers a “Beating Anxiety” workshop […]