What Should Parents Know About Coronavirus (COVID-19)?


Coronavirus is a serious illness that’s affecting many people globally. It’s newsworthy because it’s a so-called “novel coronavirus,” meaning it’s different from others that international centers for disease control have encountered previously. It presents with symptoms similar to Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), and understandably, the World Health Organization is taking it seriously. For many, […]

Rupture and Repair (Making Up When You’ve Messed Up)

We all make mistakes as parents. And while we know that’s true, it feels absolutely awful when we make them—especially when we see the effects linger in the hearts of our little ones after the initial storm has passed. A mistake that causes an emotional hurt, in attachment theory terms, is called a rupture. Ruptures […]