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  • Parenting

    Parenting in the Information Age Part 1

    Despite all the negative press about the decline of the American family, it could be argued that this is the best time ever to be a parent.  No longer confined to rigid roles like “breadwinner” or “homemaker,” parents today have alternatives like flex-time, family leave, and telecommuting to help you balance work and family.   More Read More

  • Apps

    Apps for Stress Management

    June 2014 In this busy world, it can be easy to get caught up in the constant “on the go” pace!  Between caring for the important areas in your life, such as family time and work, taking time to invest in your physical and mental health can often get placed last on the list. How Read More

  • Emerging Adulthood

    Emerging Adulthood

    The new developmental period of “Emerging Adulthood” is not just a clever marketing ploy concocted by psychologists. The term was coined by Dr. Jeffrey Jensen Arnett in 2000. This period from 18-25 coincides with the final stage of neurological development. Furthermore, this new developmental period is occurring not just in America, but in all western Read More

  • Autism Speaks

    Autism Speaks

    Autism Speaks (http://www.autismspeaks.org/) is the leading advocacy organization in the United States for children on the autism spectrum and their loved ones.  With the most recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimating that the prevalence of autism is now 1 in 68 children, the mission of Autism Speaks is more important Read More

  • Florida Psychological Association

    Mental Health Florida

    Mental Health Florida (http://www.mentalhealthflorida.com/) is a resource for consumers maintained by the Florida Psychological Association (FPA).  It includes blogs and a YouTube channel.  I had the pleasure to serve as the President of the Child, Adolescent and Family Division of FPA for five years.  My video (“Emotional Intelligence in Children”) was posted in April, 2014.  Read More