Wordless Wednesday: Boston…strong as ever!

Boston Strong, April 27, 2013

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Boston Strong…Now and Always

Boston Strong

A week ago at 2:50PM ET, the Boston Maraton finish line was hit by one of two bombs. Today, at 2:50pm ET, please join all of Boston and Massachusetts for a  moment of silence to honor the many victims and heroes of last week's horrific events. If you'd like to help the many people injured by the bombings, click here to go to the One Fund, … [Read more...]

Regrouping this week with our families

Earlier today I sent out this tweet: MA families - it's still school vacation week. Family time is the best way to help our kids regroup from tough events. Will post ideas soon. — Dr. Gwenn (@DrGwenn) April 16, 2013 As promised, here’s some ideas of ways you can spend time with your kids this week. These are some of my family’s “go to” activities and have been since my girls were really … [Read more...]

How to Talk to Kids about Tough World Events

Boston Marathon 2012

Over the last decade we've had to face far too many of tough world events from terrorism to natural disasters, such as Hurricane Katrina or the tsunami in Japan. It's always the same pattern:  in the blink of an eye, we are transported from our relatively happy lives to an uncertain fog as we grapple with whatever event had just occurred. Today, just 17 miles from my home town, in Boston, … [Read more...]