For the past several months - pretty much since COVID hit - the news has been filled with stories about kids and mental health issues. More and more, hospital ERs are seeing increasing numbers of children with mental
Has summer break really just about finished? Seems like it just started for my nephews and yet here they are - ready to head back to the classroom already.
My sister's lucky in some ways. Her boys are eager to get back
NOTE: This article appeared in the Wilmington News Journal on May 11, 2021:
Not long after COVID-19 started shutting things down last year, I got a call from my sister. Her oldest, a 13-year-old who had been
It's hard to believe - well, maybe not so hard - that today marks one year since COVID-19 was declared a pandemic. In that time, our lives changed in so many ways - and not always in good ways.
While we've had to
Right about now, parents and kids alike would be starting preparations for the first day of school. Or for some, maybe that school year would already be underway. Either way, parents might be rejoicing and kids - well,
In recent years, anxiety has taken top position over depression among our children’s behavioral health issues. Reporting of anxiety among kids 6 to 17 rose 13% in 5 years compared to depression levels,