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COVID and suicidal thoughts in children and teens

Now more than ever it is important to know the suicide warning signs and to feel comfortable talking about suicide and safety with your child.

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My toddler is often violent with his siblings

There are many simple behavioral strategies and techniques that can effectively curb violent toddler behaviors in a relatively short period of time.

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Why does my kid cry when we try to play with her?

Tara Brennan, PsyD, answers a reader’s question about why her child gets upset during physical play, and why this is normal.

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Your college student and COVID-19 safety

Talking to your college student about COVID-19 safety can be tricky. Here are some tips to help facilitate the discussion.

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How to talk to your kids about death

When you talk to your kids about death, speak in simple, concrete terms, avoid euphemisms and don’t be afraid to show your emotions.