Monthly Archives: September 2018

Do your children know what you do?

MEDPAGE’s KevinMD.com ROY A. MEALS, MD | PHYSICIAN | SEPTEMBER 5, 2018 The wizards have determined that an important monitor for the eventual success of your children is … drum roll please … whether or not the family eats dinner together. How prosaic. At first glance, this seems counterintuitive. What about private school, tutoring, soccer camp, circumnavigating the earth… Read more »

Happy Children Do Chores

Children should do chores. That’s a controversial premise, though not everyone will admit it. A few parents will declare outright that their children are “too busy for chores” or that “their job is school.” Many more of us assign chores, or say we believe in them, but the chores just don’t get done. That’s a… Read more »

One in 10 U.S. Kids Has Been Diagnosed with ADHD

TIME Health By Jamie Ducharme August 31, 2018 One in 10 U.S. children has been diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), according to the latest federal data. The findings, which were published Friday in JAMA Network Open, suggest that ADHD — which is characterized by consistent inattention, hyperactivity and impulsivity — is being diagnosed more frequently than… Read more »