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Bobbi Wegner Psy.D.
I am grateful I don't have Covid, but parenting during corona is driving me to the brink. Letting go of some responsibility can make a big difference.
Social distancing is more than just staying safe from Covid-19. It unexpectedly stripped coping. How to manage undistracted family time together.
Has your eroticism died since having kids? A few tweaks of the mind can make a huge change.
Parents of tweens must contend with the fact that the average age of first exposure to porn is 11.
Working and parenting is hard, and sometimes feels like a lose-lose proposition.
Even when all of life’s factors are perfectly stacked, there is loss and longing for a parent.
Natural consequences make perfect sense as a learning tool for kids. What should parents do if they mess up and the natural consequences sideline their child?
Noticing and observing the lulls of parenthood before a big change.
Hoping for the perfect Valentine's Day? Maybe you should find time for yourself.
Are the holidays, Santa, and all that comes along with December burning you out? A few small tweaks can make a big difference.
Should I talk to my kid about difficult news events? A short conversation can make a huge impact.
"I am bored." "Can I use the iPad?" How to manage the often irritable days as back-to-school approaches.
Worn out from your little one getting up in the middle of the night? Here's what a child psychologist would say.
Utah passed the first free-range parenting law in the nation! A psychologist-mom is hopeful.
You want to model gender equity for your little boys and girls? Well, dust off that baseball glove.
Is your elementary-age kid being a complete jerk? Don't worry: It's not you, or them. It's normal development.
Feeling lost about how to talk with your young kids about sexual harassment and all the recent news? It doesn't have to be as intimidating as you imagine.
Bobbi Wegner, Psy.D., is a clinical psychologist at Boston Behavioral Medicine, an adjunct lecturer at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.