Dr. Elaine Ducharme
So your child is heading off to college. You all probably have so many dreams about what this will be like. For some families, this transition is relatively smooth. But for most, there are a few bumps along the road…for all of you.
or most people, psychological well-being increases later in life, following a well-known U-shaped curve: people report less satisfaction in midlife and more at either end of the age spectrum.
A Checklist of what to do, to be ready for back to school with fewer tears from the kids and you.
Grandchildren are very special. We are blessed with 7. Unfortunately they all live quite a distance from us. I miss being able to attend their sporting events and other activities on a regular basis. So, […]
Most people that know me are acutely aware of how much I love the warm weather. It would be a rare moment that someone would hear me complaining about the heat. I don’t even mind […]
We are living in difficult times. Children’s lives are touched by trauma on a regular basis, no matter how much parents or teachers try to keep the “bad things” away. Instead of shielding children from […]
I have just returned from a wonderful family cruise. We had a wonderful time. But my heart is very heavy for another family. We set sail from New Jersey about 4 pm. Around 6 PM […]
The Fourth of July, also known as Independence Day has been a federal holiday in the United States since 1941. But the tradition of Independence Day celebrations goes back to the 18th century and the […]
It saddens me to have to write about this yet again. But, way too many children continue to die after being left in in a hot car.
As a parent, you may be struggling with how to talk with your children about an event as senseless as the shooting in Orlando. Dr. Ducharme shares her insight.