Category Archives: Parenting

5 Tips for Sparking Joy in Children

by Deborah Serani, Psy.D., author of Sometimes When I’m Mad Much has been said about the importance of happiness for both children and adults. Research tells us that when we focus on happy things, we are generally more resilient, focused, … Continue reading

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How to Set Positive Summer Screen-Time Limits for Children

By Elizabeth Verdick, author of  Screen Time Is Not Forever Confession: I’m writing this with three screens in front of me. The laptop I’m typing on, the phone I’m using for an interview, and the iPad playing an episode of … Continue reading

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Support Children as They Explore Gender and Pronouns

By Afsaneh Moradian, author of Jamie and Bubbie: A Book About People’s Pronouns About a year ago, my then seven-year-old told me that they were nonbinary and that their pronouns were she/they. Since they still considered she one of their … Continue reading

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Trans Youth Need Our Support

By Afsaneh Moradian, author of Jamie and Bubbie: A Book About People’s Pronouns Pride month is a time for the LGBT+ community to come together (with the support of friends, family, and allies) and celebrate how far people have come … Continue reading

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How Parents Can Challenge Their Gender Stereotypes

By Afsaneh Moradian, author of Jamie and Bubbie: A Book About People’s Pronouns It’s surprising to realize how much gender is a part of parenting, even before we welcome our little ones into our lives. From gender reveal parties to … Continue reading

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