Articles About Family
- OCT 14, 2020
Holiday planning during the pandemic
Traditionally, the end of the year is filled with holiday celebrations, family gatherings, and good cheer — but the holidays may look a little different this year. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the CDC cautions that holiday celebrations carry many risk factors for getting or spreading COVID-19.1 But that doesn’t mean you should skip the holiday celebrations entirely. In fact, preserving holiday traditions and connecting with loved ones may be especially important this year. ... Read More >
- NOV 22, 2019
Stressed about seeing family for the holidays? Here are 6 tips to help you cope.
Whether it’s the fear of another political argument with your uncle or feeling the absence of a loved one who passed — family holiday parties can be a stressful experience. To help you tackle some of these tough situations, Leigh Miller, LCSW, a therapist and social worker at Kaiser Permanente, shares tips on how to cope with 6 difficult — but common — family stressors during the holidays. ... Read More >
- JAN 19, 2015
Dating violence: Is your teen at risk?
Every year, nearly 1.5 million high school students experience physical abuse from a dating partner. One in three adolescents is a victim of physical, sexual or emotional abuse. Alexa Sueda, MD, joins us to talk about what teen dating violence looks like and some of the warning signs parents and friends should be watchful for. We also speak with Nancy Schwartzman, the inventor of the Circle of 6 mobile app, who talks about ways that young women can both prevent and cope with sexual abuse. ... Read More >
- SEP 29, 2014
Sharing memories with older adults
Sharing memories (sometimes called life review or reminiscence) helps older adults relive past events in their lives. By sharing memories, older adults can explore their thoughts and feelings about the past. They can put their past experiences in perspective with what is happening to them in the present or what is expected to happen in the future. ... Read More >
- SEP 29, 2014
Bullying: How to help your child who bullies
It can be hard to accept that your child may be bullying other children. But once you recognize the problem, you can help solve it by helping your child learn how his or her actions affect others. Being sensitive to others’ feelings (empathy) is largely a learned skill that you can teach your child. ... Read More >