COVID-19: Work on Social Skills

If your child had been working steadily on social skills before the COVID-19 pandemic caused schools to close, extracurriculars to vanish, and playdates to end, you might be asking yourself, “Now what?” The good news is there are plenty of… Read the rest

Why Can’t I Focus?

By Marcia Eckerd, Ph.D. I’m having trouble concentrating. I’ve taken an informal poll of friends and they’re having problems too. I can focus on what’s in front of me, but otherwise I have trouble being present and centered. I’m attributing… Read the rest

Manage WFH & Corona-Schooling

I have been inundated with questions like this as we all try to navigate working from home while also overseeing our kids’ homeschooling. Before I dive into tips and tools, please give yourself some grace. In these crazy times, we… Read the rest

COVID-19: Rethinking Screen Use

By Nadja Streiter, LMSW As COVID-19 spreads across America, many parents are struggling with how to deal with their children who are not in school and have hours to fill. Screen time is an easy answer. Kids love it, and… Read the rest

A Crisis and An Opportunity

By Nadja Streiter, LMSW The COVID-19 pandemic is presenting challenges at every level of society, including home and family life. This is uncharted territory for everyone: fear and uncertainty about the virus, coupled with anxiety over supply shortages, economic instability,… Read the rest