Monthly Archives: August 2017

Social Connection as a Preventive Measure

Research has shown that social connection is the best protective factor against perinatal depression and anxiety, marital strife, and childhood developmental issues, so why hasn’t the public health sector caught on? Since research clearly shows that social connection is the … Continue reading

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Today’s Askdrdeborah Blog: How to help children manage their fears about monsters in the night.

The simple act of putting your child to bed can become a major challenge when the response to “good night sweetie” is “but, mommy, there are monsters over there!”  A mom recently sought online advice for her 3 year old … Continue reading

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