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Winning high school sportsmanship

Feb 28, 15 Winning high school sportsmanship

Posted by in Athletic Wellness

A Texas high school basketball team’s extraordinary sportsmanship is also a winning approach to life.

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Talking with your child about tragedy

Dec 14, 12 Talking with your child about tragedy

Posted by in Parenting

Today’s massacre at an elementary school in Connecticut is devastating. At this time, 27 people, including 20 children, are reported dead. A common question at times like these is, “How should I discuss this with my children?” There is no script — but there are helpful strategies that might allow you and...

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Help your teen overcome depression

May 08, 12 Help your teen overcome depression

Posted by in Parenting

I’m a big fan of a series of videos recently produced by the Child Mind Institute. This one does a nice job of explaining teen depression, which affects one in seven young people. You can hear more about the condition during a conversation I recently had with young people working for The Mash student newspaper in Chicago....

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OCD: It’s real. It’s treatable.

May 08, 12 OCD: It’s real. It’s treatable.

Posted by in Parenting

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, or OCD, affects approximately 1 million children. Take a look at this great video produced by the Child Mind Institute. As the organization writes, “Speaking up the first step to getting more kids the help they need.”...

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ADHD: Treat it early, change a young life

May 08, 12 ADHD: Treat it early, change a young life

Posted by in Parenting

I’m a big fan of a series of videos produced by the Child Mind Institute, which writes: “Nearly 50 percent of children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) never get treated. Early, effective care can change their lives.”...

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Middle school tennis, anyone?

May 04, 12 Middle school tennis, anyone?

Posted by in Athletic Wellness

I’m an especially proud tennis coach today. Denver Montclair International School’s inaugural tennis team technically started last fall, when most of the 6th graders you see in this picture weren’t sure how to hold a tennis racquet or where the service line even was. Yesterday, they posed for this photo after...

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A trip to the garden center

Apr 09, 12 A trip to the garden center

Posted by in Parenting

From the files of “Out of the Mouths of Babes” — and as recounted on my Facebook Wall to the delight of dozens of friends, who offered enthusiastic thumbs up: Christine Tatum is recovering from the trauma of visiting a garden center with her 5-year-old son and 6-year-old daughter this evening. “Look,...

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