Category Archive: ‘ ask Dr. Leigh’

Ask Dr. Leigh: How National Tragedies Impact Our Children

I had a number of responses last week asking about the impact of the Boston Marathon bombing on children. Parents are concerned, “what do I say to my children when they see the images of this disaster on television, or overhear other children talking about it?” How do we explain such madness and evil to […]

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Ask Dr. Leigh: Have Children Changed Over the Years?

“You have been practicing child psychology for over 26 years. What changes in the children have you seen over these years?” mother of a five-year old son and a 10 year-old daughter. What a wonderful reflective question. It caused me to go back over the years and remember the children who have graced my playroom. Thousands […]

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