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Thinking about technology and your child can be a daunting task and can cause you to feel exceptionally overwhelmed. I encourage my clients to think about technology as an ongoing conversation built on trust and honesty. But how risky is your home when it comes to technology? Take this quiz and find out!

How Risky Is Your Home When It Comes to Technology? | Psych Bytes Quiz

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Skiing is different from many sports, such as basketball and rowing, because mistakes are often physically painful. Resilience is the most important reason I want my sons to be skiers/snowboarders. It’s literally about how to get back up after falling.

How to Downhill Ski: Things My Three Sons Better Know Before Moving Out

As a father to three sons, I have embarked on a mission to impart in them life lessons of the utmost importance. These are my stories. Life Lesson #44- How to Downhill Ski The Southern Comfort...
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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Arousal Symptoms | Psych in 60

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Arousal Symptoms As a piece of being diagnosed with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD, a person needs to experience symptoms in four separate categories beyond just exposure to a traumatic event.One...
Saying goodbye to a pet is not an easy decision to make. The saying goes that a dog is a man's best friend and without a doubt, I believe this now more than I ever had in the past. When it came time to put down my beloved canine companion I was unaware of how hard this decision would be...

Saying Goodbye Is Ruff: How Losing a Dog Impacts the Family

Saying goodbye to a pet is not an easy decision to make. The saying goes that a dog is a man's best friend and without a doubt, I believe this now more than I...
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What Determines a Special Interest? | Psych in 60

What Determines a Special Interest? On the spectrum, there is something called "Freight Train Brain" (at least that's what I call it) where somebody can really get into an activity.These activities could be stamp collecting,...
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How Do I Talk About Marijuana with My Teen? | Psych in 60

How Do I Talk About Marijuana with My Teen? Here are a few tips to try and stick to when starting up a dialogue about marijuana.1. Create an optimal time and environment. If your teen...
Learning the reasons behind social situations is more effective than rote memorization of a list of skills. Memorizing certain behavior responses or scripts is a good place to start when building basic social skills. Here are the 5 P's to promoting your child's social skill development!

5 P’s to Promoting Your Child’s Social Skill Development

5 P's to Promoting Your Child's Social Skill Development: Purpose of Social Situations: Explain the Why Learning the reasons behind social situations is more effective than rote memorization of a list of skills. Memorizing certain behavior...
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Conquering Your Kid’s Nighttime Fears | Psych in 60

Conquering Your Kid's Nighttime Fears The challenge with nighttime fears is that they can feel really irrational to parents, but are absolutely real to kids. The best way to handle this to start with trying...
There is truth to the saying that children learn what they live. So, I am going to give you the secret  “ingredients” to the PIE - the key skills for you to model, nurture and grow within you and your child: encourage and engage in PLAY, show INTEREST, and give EMPATHY! It's all in the PIE!

The Secret to Your Child’s Well-Being Is in the PIE

What is one of your favorite childhood memories? Imagine back as far as you can to the clearest joyful image from when you were young.If you are like most of the parents I...
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Which Famous Aspie Are You? | Psych Bytes Quiz

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