By Shane G. Owens, Ph.D., ABPPP I am almost certain that you and your college kid know all about food services, residence life, and health services. I would be willing to bet that you [...]
Writer Andrew Solomon talks about what it is like to raise a child who’s different from you in some fundamental way.
Should kids pick their own punishments? Bruce Feiler introduces family practices which encourage flexibility, bottom-up idea flow, constant feedback, and accountability.
By Shane G. Owens, Ph.D., ABPP On July 12, 2014, 17-year-old Michelle Carter repeatedly encouraged her 18-year-old boyfriend, Conrad Roy III, to kill himself. He was in his truck in a K-Mart parking [...]
By Shane G. Owens, Ph.D., ABPP Tragedy has come again. Whether you are reading this in response to an intentional act, an accident, or some natural disaster, your response is likely the same. You [...]