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photo of ME's childhood anxiety guest, Dr. Elizabeth Reeve

Does your child stress out in new situations, lose sleep over upcoming tests or become upset when things don’t go as planned? Childhood anxiety affects many children and often runs in families. But there are helpful steps you can take to ease your child’s anxiety and teach skills your child can use to manage his…

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The news these days is filled with stories of grown men violating the boundaries of others, particularly women, who are sexually harassed and/or assaulted in staggering numbers. So, what do these stories mean for parents, who want to raise children who would never treat others with such disrespect?   Marti shared with Adrienne Broaddus on…

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photo of ME's Free Forest School guest, Anna Sharratt

It’s amazing to see what children can learn and discover when we turn them loose to dig in the dirt, splash in the water or follow a bug to see where it goes. Yet many of us parents are uncomfortable venturing beyond structured playgrounds or unsure how much direction and protection to provide when we…

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Our lives are complex and challenging. The lack of a strong support network for ourselves leaves us in an emotionally depleted state that makes it difficult to give our children what we don’t have for ourselves. We need to balance being there for our children with staying connected with those people who support us. Watch…

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photo of ME's developmental screening guest, Dr. Sylvia Sekhon

You’ve heard how important it is to monitor your young child’s development to be sure it’s on track and to get intervention as soon as possible if there are signs of possible problems. But what does that developmental screening and assessment process look like? And what is the role of your child’s pediatrician in monitoring…

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