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Parenting: When the Going Gets Tough … Dr Russell Hyken

A couple of weeks ago, Ladue News editor Trish Muyco-Tobin emailed me a thought-provoking question: In today’s society, what does it mean to be tough? And, in particular, what does this mean for our children? As the father of two

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Open Their World – Fighting cultural stereotypes

Writing by Dr. Russell Hyken Last month, St. Louis and Ferguson dominated national headlines. As the story surrounding Michael Brown’s shooting grew, my 11- and 13-year-old boys had many concerns about the incident itself and their safety, but they also

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Video Game and Social Media Addiction

According to the American Medical Association, approximately 90 percent of American youth enjoy video games. Eight and half to fifteen percent of those gamers play so excessively that they are addicted. The term “addict” used to be reserved for individuals

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SET A POSITIVE TONE FOR THE SCHOOL YEAR

Just a few short weeks ago, students were filled with anticipation about the start of school. Some were excited to see their friends and share summer stories, and others were dreading their loss of freedom and prematurely missing those lazy

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When Your Child Should See A Therapist by Dr Russell Hyken

My oldest child is 11 years old. And I believe that if you do something every day for 11 years, experience alone should make one proficient. However, parenting is more of an art than a science. What works one day

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