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January 29, 2013
Ask an Expert: Child's inappropriate use of iPad
A Denver father and psychologist says parents need to limit use of technology if they catch their children looking up inappropriate content.
December 19, 2012
Parent blog: How do we go on?
A Denver father and psychologist reflects on how we can help our children feel safe in the aftermath of the school massacre in Newtown, Conn.
August 22, 2012
Ask an Expert: Child fearful after theater shootings
A Denver psychologist gives a concerned mom a plan to deal with her son, who remains traumatized by the Aurora theater shootings.
February 7, 2012
Ask an Expert: Handling my daughter's inappropriate online activity
If you're having issues with your teen, read this post. An expert talks about what may be at the root of this 15-year-old girl's bad decisions when it comes to sharing personal information and compromising photos of herself online.
October 5, 2011
Ask an Expert: Dealing with a bully's parents
An elementary school counselor wonders how to approach the parents of a bully - especially when those parents are in denial about what's happening. Get some excellent tips from an EdNews Parent expert and share your own ideas.
September 21, 2011
Ask an Expert: We just moved, and my son is being bullied
A family moves to a small town on Colorado's western slope only to confront a lunchroom bullying situation. An expert provides tips to the middle schooler's distraught mom.
September 11, 2011
Ask an Expert: Talking to your kids about 9/11
Today, the media is filled with commemorative programs and special reports on the 10-year anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. The images can be disturbing. Get some tips on how to talk to your children and what to do if they become anxious about what happened on that day.
May 5, 2011
Ask an Expert: Saying 'no' to racy clothing marketed to children.
From Disney movies to Brat dolls and department store offerings, clothing manufacturers are increasingly marketing sexy clothing to young girls. Here's one expert's advice to a worried mom about how to talk to her daughter about her fashion choices.
January 18, 2011
Ask an Expert: Can schools help mentally ill kids?
An expert discusses what schools can do to help students struggling with emotional or mental problems. The Arizona shootings have put a spotlight on what can happen to a small percentage of mentally ill people if they don't get help.
December 3, 2010
Ask an Expert: Promoting healthy self-image in younger girls.
A Boulder father asks how to combat pressure his third grade daughter is already feeling to be pretty and thin. This expert response is beautiful in its simplicity.
November 4, 2010
Ask an Expert: Helping a child with ADHD learn social skills.
Often, the complexities of social development are overwhelming for children with ADHD, as difficulties with organization, impulsivity, and working memory may result in your son falling out of step with his peers. If this is the case, you can help structure and support your son’s successful social development in a variety of ways.
October 18, 2010
Ask an Expert: How much screen time is too much?
How much time should your child spend staring at a computer or television screen? Here's what EdNews Parent expert and psychologist Kevin Everhart has to say.
October 8, 2010
Ask an Expert: My daughter's an angel at school, something else at home.
Does your child have tantrums at home but is a perfect angel at school? Read what EdNews Parent expert and child psychologist Kevin Everhart has to say about this phenomenon. In short, it's a communication failure and the good news? There are solutions.
August 12, 2010
Ask an Expert: My fifth grade son is increasingly withdrawn.
Although depression occurs more often in females than males during adolescence and adulthood, it appears to be about as common in boys as it is in girls during the elementary school years.
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