Dr. Elaine Ducharme
Anyone who has owned a pet understands they are amazing companions. Someone recently described their dog as their best friend…then quickly added “well, besides my wife”. Our pets may not always do what we ask, [...]
November is American Diabetes Month. Nearly 30 million American children and adults have been diagnosed with diabetes, according to the American Diabetes Association and research shows that people with diabetes are twice as likely to develop depression as people without diabetes.
According to Wikipedia, Halloween or Hallowe’en contraction of “All Hallows’ also known as Allhalloween, All Hallows’ Eve,or All Saints’ Eve, is a yearly celebration observed in a number of countries on 31 October, the eve [...]
Mindfulness has it roots in Buddhist meditation. However, it a secular practice of mindfulness that has entered the American mainstream in recent years… So what does this really mean for individuals?
Dr. Ducharme discusses how to manage our very understandable fears about catastrophic threats like Ebola.
Dr Ducharme visited Allan Mike & Mary last Thursday and spoke about how we may be keeping our children too safe and how kids learn from experiences. She had some helpful insight to share.
Recently we had to say good-bye to our adored poodle, Bailey. Our kids teased us that he was our most spoiled child. They were probably correct.
Ravens running back Ray Rice knocked his fiancee unconscious in an elevator outfitted with a camera. Most people reacted with outrage to what they saw. But I have heard some say…”well, she hit him first. She deserved it.” So let’s look at some facts of abuse.
It was our monthly, Free Therapy Thursday with Dr. Elaine Ducharme. The topic this week – The importance of open communication with your kids. Dr. Ducharme offers ten important tips and a frank discussion of open, honest talks with your children.
I have always loved kids. I love their honesty, their joy over the little things in life and their creativity. We have to be careful not to mess that up. We have to encourage them to be who they are and not just small adults.