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A Blog from Your Kaiser Permanente Pediatricians in Northern California

How to Discuss Disasters with Your Children

These days the news on TV, radio, and social media seems to be filled with stories of violence or natural disasters, leading parents to wonder how to help their children cope. Whether a child has been personally affected or just heard of a disaster, parents need to be ready to talk with them about the events. READ MORE
Mother and young daughter

Raising a Resilient Child

I was raised by a single mother in New York City until I was about 13. During those early days, she worked and went to graduate school. I went to school and took the city bus home to a small apartment. It was a good life – with some challenges. As a parent now, I can see my mother would have protected me from these challenges if she could have. READ MORE