Checkup Newsroom (Pscyhology)

2018
May
17,
2018
| 05:50 PM America/Chicago
The number of children showing up in emergency rooms for suicidal thoughts and attempts is on the rise, especially during the school year. According to a new study published by the American Academy of Pediatrics, kids ages 5 to 17 were admitte...
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February
15,
2018
| 11:43 PM America/Chicago
So here we are again. Another school shooting. As adults, we are the ones kids look to for comfort. The ones they depend on to be strong. How many adults are feeling just a bit weak or overwhelmed with the news of yet another shooting? I’ll admit I a...
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2017
August
18,
2017
| 10:40 PM America/Chicago
Every child’s greatest advocate should be the parent. After all no one knows your child, better than you. So as the school year begins, I thought I would offer some tips for talking to your child’s teacher and hopefully making the school year as comf...
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2015
October
12,
2015
| 09:56 PM America/Chicago
During a recent press conference heading into the American League Division Series, Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost brought up a child's imaginary friend.  "Pressure's what you make out of it, all right? It's kind of like - pressure's kind of l...
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2014
September
26,
2014
| 09:38 PM America/Chicago
Parenting is tricky stuff. Just look at the enormous collection of materials in the "Parenting and Family" section at your local bookstore or online. Blended families face additional challenges (they even have their own section of shelves). How can t...
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