emotional health
October 29, 2018

In this Q&A Joan Luby, M.D talks about the common signs of depression in young children, how it is diagnosed, and the treatment options.

Dr. Luby is the Samuel and Mae S. Ludwig Professor of Child Psychiatry and Director of the Early Emotional Development Program at the Washington University in St. Louis.

June 25, 2018

Many toddlers cling to their parents or get upset when a parent tries to leave them with someone else. This is a normal part of childhood development and most children grow out of it. But for some children this anxiety persists as they grow older. Learn about separation anxiety disorder and how it’s treated.

Author: Rachel Ehmke
Source: The Child Mind Institute
Estimated time to read: 06:00

May 30, 2018

Learn about a play-based early education philosophy from Italy, the Pistoia Approach, where children take ownership of their own learning.

Author: Jack O’Sullivan
Source: Bold
Estimated time to read: 06:00


Image credit: Kirsten Mahoney  

May 8, 2018

In this short video, Alan Kazdin, discusses why the idea that punishment teaches a kid not to misbehave is a myth and provides three steps for actually changing your kid’s unpleasant behavior.