For busy parents

October 22, 2014  |   For parents of children,For parents of teenagers   |   Click on title to comment!

Parenting in the Present Moment: How to Stay Focused on What Really Matters is a new book written by a parent in the trenches who gets how hard it is to parent (and how hard it is to add anything to the to-do list) and offers some gentle and immediately impactful suggestions on how you […]

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October 21, 2014  |   Uncategorized   |   Click on title to comment!

For those interested, you can now subscribe to Dr. Rishikof’s blog, and receive email notifications of new posts.

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Sex education

October 21, 2014  |   For parents of teenagers   |   Click on title to comment!

Get Real: Sex Education That Works is a new program being used in many Boston-area middle-schools.  It offers quality comprehensive sex education in schools through teacher training and curriculum implementation. Recent findings by the Wellesley Centers for Women suggest that has been able to reduce the amount of sexually active 6th, 7th, and 8th graders by […]

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The grasshopper on the windshield

October 20, 2014  |   For parents of teenagers   |   Click on title to comment!

One day I was pulling out of the driveway at work to drive home, when I noticed a rather large grasshopper on my windshield. While I was still driving slowly, this grasshopper had an opportunity to let go before it became more dangerous for it to do so. However, the grasshopper didn’t ‘know’ that. He […]

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Teens and sleep

October 20, 2014  |   For parents of teenagers,For teens   |   Click on title to comment!

This article discusses the serious issues of sleep deprivation for teens: http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/10/20/sleep-for-teenagers/?_php=true&_type=blogs&_r=0

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