Sharpened pencils and cool first-day outfits have always been part of the back-to-school fun, but for today’s kids, things aren’t as analog as they used to be. The COVID-19 pandemic dramatically affected how students attend school, and those effects linger even as most students return to school full-time and in-person.
Is that really true?! We’ve all seen the screaming headlines and tempting clickbait. Unfortunately, not all of the information on the internet tells the whole truth, and some of it is just plain false. Disinformation and misinformation can potentially to be extremely dangerous—especially for children and teens, who are still building the critical thinking skills…
This guide offers strategies and resources for creating effective shared media use agreements with children of all ages.
In this installment of Ask the Mediatrician, we talk about strategies for supporting a school age child’s healthy use of video games.
In this installment of Ask the Mediatrician, we offer a parent guidance for what to do when her middle-schooler is begging to see an R-rated movie all his friends have already seen.
It’s not easy for a child when their friends get things they don’t. In this post, we offer some conversation starters for helping your child deal with their envy and FOMO and to understand where you’re coming from.