You read about it in popular media or see first-hand how birth order has a potent impact on personality. The first-born is the achievement-oriented leader. The youngest is the attention-seeking rebel, and so on. But it may come as a surprise that there is no scientific basis behind the notion that birth order shapes personality. […]
It’s hard to imagine a house without a TV in it, but that’s the case for Akron Children’s Hospital’s new child psychologist, Tanya Hartman, PhD. Instead of watching TV, she’d rather immerse herself in a good book or whip up something delicious in her kitchen. Ironically, Dr. Hartman’s favorite chef, Julia Child, was best known […]
For some kids, making friends seems to come easily, while others need a little extra help. But like all social skills, making friends is a skill that must be taught.
Whether they’re worried about starting a new school or making the team, kids of every age experience varying degrees of stress.