Assessment in Quality Child Care Programs

Child assessment is a vital and growing component of high-quality early childhood programs; it is even required in some states.… Continue reading Assessment in Quality Child Care Programs

Dr. Erin Leonard Offers Help for Youth Struggling with Self Esteem Issues

As a child, your world is defined for you by your parents. You know who you are because of your… Continue reading Dr. Erin Leonard Offers Help for Youth Struggling with Self Esteem Issues

How to Talk to Your Kids About Violence in the News

The Washington Post reports the San Bernardino tragedy on December 2 was the 355th mass shooting so far this year. The… Continue reading How to Talk to Your Kids About Violence in the News

Cyber Offenses, Real Victims

The internet has made sharing information, and more specifically, images, incredibly easy. But when those images are seen as offensive,… Continue reading Cyber Offenses, Real Victims

How parents can answer questions about “Inside Out”

As a child, you may remember a movie that really tugged at your emotions. Whether it made you sad, angry,… Continue reading How parents can answer questions about “Inside Out”

“It’s a very scary time.” Explaining tragedy to kids

Within the span of three weeks, we’ve seen deadly attacks in Paris, Colorado, and now San Bernardino. It’s almost impossible… Continue reading “It’s a very scary time.” Explaining tragedy to kids

Talking to Kids About Terrorism

How do you talk to your kids about what they’re seeing? Dr. Erin Leonard, a child psychotherapist, has some guidance… Continue reading Talking to Kids About Terrorism

Five People You Should Push Aside to Improve Your Health

Green Bay, WI. WLUK TV Fox 11 News — Dr. Erin Leonard joins Living with Amy to discuss her new… Continue reading Five People You Should Push Aside to Improve Your Health

Child Psychotherapist Reveals the Hallmark of a Significant Personality Disorder

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — A cat was removed from the sidewalk near Randolph and Clyde in South Bend on Monday.… Continue reading Child Psychotherapist Reveals the Hallmark of a Significant Personality Disorder

Surviving Sexual Abuse: Why Sweeping it Under the Rug Causes Problems

The topic of child sexual abuse can be difficult to broach, but psychologists advise parents to continue addressing the issue… Continue reading Surviving Sexual Abuse: Why Sweeping it Under the Rug Causes Problems