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A Most Revealing Story about a Modern-Day Feral Child

| Adolescent Brain, Parenting Books, Uncategorized | No Comments

A “feral child” is one who spent a significant part of early childhood isolated from civilization, often raised by wild animals. A consistent theme of these stories is that the foundlings…

A Strategy for Managing Your Child’s Screen Time

| Adolescence, Adolescent Brain, Health & Nutrition, Parenting, Teen Culture, Teen Success | No Comments

In my posts, “Video Game Addiction and Brain Damage” and “Teen Smartphones and Social Networking – Buyer Beware” I described potential threats to normal teen brain development. If you read these…

Video Game Addiction and Brain Damage

| Adolescence, Critical Thinking, Health & Nutrition, Self-Esteem, Teen Culture | No Comments

My doctor asked me if I drink alcohol. I told her I usually have a glass of red wine with dinner and another glass later. She said, “That’s probably OK….

Parents: Your Kids Are Forming Habits – Constantly

| Behavior Change, Encouragement, Parenting, Teen Success | No Comments

My wife and I share a lot in common, but in one interesting way, we are quite different. She drinks a lot of water every day. Wherever she goes, she…