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

Improving Relationships One Step At A Time

Psychotherapist Dr. Erin Leonard offers three important ways to improve our relationship with our spouses. Watch the interview here. 1)… Continue reading Improving Relationships One Step At A Time

One of San Francisco’s toughest schools transformed by the power of meditation

There was a time when Visitacion Valley middle school in San Francisco could have featured in a gritty US crime… Continue reading One of San Francisco’s toughest schools transformed by the power of meditation

How to Live Happily Ever After

Dr. Erin Leonard discusses relationships and what it takes to maintain close relationships over time. Common interests, financial status, intellectual… Continue reading How to Live Happily Ever After

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

“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

Teen Suicide – Parents of High School Student Share Story ofTragedy

Teen suicide is an uncomfortable topic that is difficult to comprehend and so often unreported because of the extremely sensitive… Continue reading Teen Suicide – Parents of High School Student Share Story ofTragedy