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photo of ME's reflective parenting guest, Dr. Regina Pally

When our child misbehaves, we often react quickly with a lecture, a consequence or an angry outburst. But what if we paused to see through our child’s eyes and understand what motivated his or her behavior? What if we took a moment to assess our own feelings and how they are colored by stress or…

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photo of ME's math skills guest, Michele Mazzocco

Many children develop the idea that math is hard, just too much work and drudgery. And yet, even toddlers are attracted to numbers and have an intuitive sense of the meaning of basic math skills. So how can we sustain that interest in our young children or help our older kids recapture it? University of…

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March is Brain Injury Awareness Month. It’s a good time to make sure parents have the knowledge they need about a relatively common kind of brain injury in children, concussions.   Although a concussion is relatively minor compared to a more serious head injury, the long term consequences are not always minor, especially in the…

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photo of ME's repeated concussions guest, Jon Roesler

It’s great for kids (and adults, for that matter) to be active and involved in vigorous sports. However, some activities put participants at particular risk for repeated concussions, with potentially life-long consequences. But information is power and this week’s Mom Enough show is packed with information about how to recognize and respond to concussions and,…

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Yesterday, my sweet mom, Betty Farrell, died at the age of 90. Still a teenager when I was born, my mom gave me the love and emotional security that allowed me to embrace life and navigate its ups and downs. She is in my heart forever. ~ Marti    

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