Dr. Mary Manz Simon and Gary Duncan discuss the variety of parenting styles and how they influence our children. What influences our parenting styles? Is it nature, such as genetics, or nurture?
Dr. Mary Manz Simon and Gary Duncan discuss the various devices with screens—from phones, tablets, TV, gaming systems and computers. How much screen time is too much?
Gary Duncan and Dr. Mary Manz Simon talk about the importance of mental health care during and following the pandemic. What are the range of emotions that we experience daily and how do we cope with them?
Gary Duncan and Dr. Mary Manz Simon talk about the pace of life and ways to stay up to date on the issues impacting the family. Do you have a fear of missing out? Join us and learn about child development and a new checklist for developmental milestones for young children.
Dr. Mary Manz Simon discusses with Gary Duncan scheduling concerns as kids return to school sports. We should be aware of scheduling issues and at times we need to adjust each child’s commitment to do what is best for the family.
Dr. Mary Manz Simon has a discussion with Gary Duncan about teenagers and how they are dealing with more stress than ever before
Dr. Mary Manz Simon shares with Gary Duncan information how many families bend the rules during isolation in the course of the pandemic. Should the relaxation of the rules be brought back into balance? Listen to discover the right balance.
Dr. Mary Manz Simon discusses with Gary Duncan information about what the American Academy of Pediatrics is calling a mental health crisis
Dr. Mary Manz Simon shares some helpful tips with Gary Duncan on ways to help kids with math. These timely tips may help kids who have lost some learning opportunities because of on-line learning during the continuing pandemic.