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The Magazine Every Tween Girl Should Read

Tween girl reading magazine

As a psychologist and the mother of a 7-year-old girl (who at difficult times seems like a teenager already!), I am always looking for anything and everything that will help balance my daughter's consumption of Hannah Montana, iCarly and, yes, her 15 Barbies under her bed.


Reality TV, Kids and Dangerous Endeavors

Abby Sunderland

The Sunderland family has found themselves in a firestorm -- or, more accurately, a big storm in the Indian Ocean that could have taken the life of their daughter, Abby.


Parental Alienation IS a Crime!

Ted Rubin with her daughters
 "Parental alienation" is the practice of mentally manipulating or bullying your own children with the express goal of damaging their relationship with their other parent.


Did Murderer Mom Suffer from Postpartum Psychosis?

Stephanie Rochester, who was charged with the June 1 suffocation death of her 6-month-old son, Rylan (whom she feared was autistic), may have been suffering from postpartum psychosis.


Heidi Klum and Seal Want to Fix Your Marriage

Heidi Klum and Seal

Heidi Klum and Seal are working on a new Lifetime show about love and marriage, called "Love's Divine." As a relationship expert who works with distressed couples who are near divorce, I think this is a GREAT idea!


Al and Tipper: Getting Divorced After 60

Al and Tipper Gore

Tipper and Al Gore aren't alone in choosing to end their 40-year-old union: The phenomenon of "The Gray Divorce" is growing!


Children and Firesetting: What Should You Do?

Kid holding match with fire

The recent story of the mother who had her 5-year-old mock-arrested for setting fires made the many misconceptions about children and firesetting clear to me. I empathize with the fear and frustration this mom must have been feeling, but how she handled the situation was, in my opinion, not the best way to deal with this very dangerous behavior.


Living after Loss: The Travolta Family

Travolta Family

I was happy for the Travolta family after learning that Kelly Preston is expecting her third child. The death of a child is devastating and unimaginable for most parents. I should know: I lost my son.