Articles Tagged: parenting

Carolyn Phelps, Ph.D

TECHNOLOGY, SOCIAL MEDIA AND KIDS

January 17, 2013

Well here I am getting to this blog a little later than I had originally intended. I’m not quite sure exactly where the time goes. Erin Walsh was a fantastic guest. I can’t thank her enough for coming up from the Twin Cities. It was quite remarkable that we were able to get this national [...]

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Carolyn Phelps, Ph.D

DEATH AND LOSS: HELPING CHILDREN COPE WITH GRIEF

December 11, 2012

I thought last week’s show was a wonderful show with great information from our truly expert guests.  Here are some things to remember:  children need the facts about a dying person or a person who has died in language that is age-appropriate for them.  Parents can be helpful by: 1)       Checking out what their child [...]

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Carolyn Phelps, Ph.D

Helping Kids Succeed in School

October 23, 2012

Thanks everyone for watching.  I’m sure you’ll agree that we had fine guests on our show.  The take home message is that parents need to be involved in their children’s education.  One great way for parents to instill a love for learning, and to communicate the value of education is to have homework time every [...]

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Episode 12 – Infant Mental Health

January 19, 2012

Infant mental health encompasses the infant’s ability to regulate and control emotions, attachment to others, and lays the foundation for future self-esteem and self-confidence. We learned that infant mental health cannot be understood apart from the infant’s relationship with his or her caretaker, and this relationship with the primary caretaker is as important to the [...]

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