Dr. Dan Peters kicks off 2018 with this inspiring post in his monthly Parent Footprints column for Diablo Gazette about letting shame go and living a full life in 2018. From the January 2018 issue (page 8).
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Dr. Dan admits the holidays are stressful for most people. He has created this list of 5 tips to help you get through this holiday season with minimal (or at least a lot less!) stress so that you can focus on the good stuff. Read the latest Parent Footprints column, “5 Steps to Managing Stress During the Holidays,” in the December 2017 issue of Diablo Gazette (page 6).
All parents will probably need to take a chance and give their child more freedom than they might be ready for. Dr. Dan offers advice on how to manage what might be unpredictable or dangerous in his new blog, “Parenting Strategies for Risky Situations” on PSYCHOLOGY TODAY.
Dr. Dan answers the question “What do we do in the face of tragedy?” and chooses not to live in fear. Read “We Cannot Hide Fear and Uncertainty,” in Dr. Dan’s latest Parent Footprints column for November in Diablo Gazette (page 6).
Dr. Dan was on KTVU Fox 2’s morning show in the San Francisco Bay Area, taking about how to support those affected by disaster — including the North Bay (California) fires. He recommends being specific about any help you can offer, and making sure it is tangible.
Homework is reality so it is our job as parents to help our kids deal with this reality. And that does not mean doing their homework for them! Learn how to manage homework meltdowns in this new piece from Dr. Dan, “The Homework Wars” on PSYCHOLOGY TODAY.
“Our younger kids don’t need to know what the world is really like yet.” Dr. Dan offers parenting advice and strategies for facing fear and uncertainty from events like the Las Vegas mass shooting — on KTVU Fox 2’s “The 9” show in the SF Bay Area.
Our hearts and prayers go out to the families who have been impacted by the tragedy in Las Vegas. Dr. Dan was moved to write a blog reflecting on today’s terrible news, as a way to process it. He hopes it will help you and your family. Read “Facing Fear and Uncertainty” on PSYCHOLOGY TODAY.