Wordless Wednesday: Boston…strong as ever!

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How to Talk to Kids about Tough World Events

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...]

New Child Abuse Study: what it means for kids and society

New study says child abuse is underreported by primary care providers: MyFoxBOSTON.com … [Read more...]

9/11 Remembered

  The anniversary of 9/11 is still a few days away but very much on my mind lately. Perhaps it’s the fact that it’s been an entire decade since that surreal day. Perhaps it’s because of all the media coverage triggering memories that still invoke raw emotions. Or, perhaps it’s because my kids are now old enough to talk about 9/11 but to truly understand’s its impact. In my daughters’ … [Read more...]