Category Archives: Parenting

  • Postpartum Depression - a mother and child

    Postpartum Depression and Anxiety

    Postpartum Depression and Anxiety: Beyond the Baby Blues   The birth of a child is a wonderful time in a family’s life!  Soon-to-be parents often take many months to prepare a nursery and celebrate the excitement and joys of becoming parents through baby showers with family and friends.  Many parents report numerous life changes following Read More

  • Teenagers on Computers Getting Screen Time

    How Much Screen Time is Too Much?

    I was meeting with a family of a 7 year old whose favorite activity is time on his iPad.  “Is too much screen time making my child more easily frustrated?” asked the parents.  Later in the interview, they noted challenges with their older children.  “Could my tween’s ‘multitasking’ while doing homework be the reason that Read More

  • Autism Awareness Puzzle Pieces

    April is World Autism Awareness Month

    Family Psychology Associates Promotes Autism Awareness and Education April is World Autism Awareness Month and promotes greater awareness, understanding and acceptance of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). To do our part in promoting and educating on ASD and other developmental disabilities and learning disabilities, Family Psychology Associates would like to share some of the often subtle Read More

  • Time Out Debate

    Time Magazine’s Time Out Debate

    A recent article in Time Magazine entitled “Time Outs Are Hurting Your Child” stated that the use of Time Out as a disciplinary tool “can look the same as physical abuse” on a brain scan. Daniel Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson, the authors of a new book entitled No Drama Discipline, argue that at the Read More

  • Parenting

    Parenting in the Information Age Part 2

    This is the second part of a two part blog.  For readings that illustrate each of these goals, see the Reading Lists on our Resources page.  You will also notice that each of the Specialties pages includes suggested readings as well. You can also visit our Facebook page to get up to date posts of Read More

  • 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