Children Left Alone

Parenting in the Age of Fear
It is a beautiful summer afternoon, but there are no children playing on the sidewalks. They are safe at camp, inside their houses, buckled into car seats, plugged into screens, never enjoying the luxury of being unnoticed, of being left alone.


Why Child-Parent Separation Matters

Child-Parent Separation as Trauma
When separations are beyond a young child’s ability to manage, the capacity to recover is compromised. Time is of the essence. With too much time, “stress” is transformed into “trauma.”


Hold the Fruit Juice

• Fruit Juice Is Not Healthy
It isn't just soda that's causing obesity in children. Just two boxes of orange juice contains 10 teaspoons of sugar, which is roughly what’s in a can of Coke.