Social-emotional skills are just as important to learn in childhood as academics. As a pediatrician, I see many children struggling to behave and even getting suspended from school due to delays in emotional regulation. These children are often labeled “bad”…

Ep. 94: Helping Kids With Grief and Loss

A recent study in Pediatrics showed that one U. S. child has lost a parent or caregiver for every four COVID-19 deaths, highlighting a hidden crisis within the pandemic. As a pediatrician, I’ve seen the impact of such loss and how…

I dont know about you, but I love chatting with other like-minded moms. It always leaves me informed, refreshed and empowered to tackle whatever’s on my mind and on my plate. So needless to say, I was looking forward to…

If you’re wondering what “selfie” skills are, let me explain. I coined this term to describe various abilities used to support or build oneself. For example, the ability to believe or trust yourself is known as self-confidence. Selfie skills are…