Guest Column

April 26, 2020

Yep! We are facing it here too! Regression of the littles. Those that were once potty trained are now pooping and peeing in their pants daily (clearly I’m using all my sophisticated clinical terms in this piece). They are whiny. They are constantly “bored”, they are talking like babies at times, ...

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I’ve watched anxiously as Pennsylvania and New York City schools announced the end of the in-classroom instruction for the school year. In the case of New York those orders will pulled back by the Governor.  Here in New Jersey I was happy to see a wait and see approach giving us time to understand ...

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Managing the Real Estate Market during and after COVID-19 COVID-19.  Coronavirus.   Quarantine.   Schools closed.   Unemployment.   This makes up most of what we hear and read about in the news these days.   It's looking like we will look back on 2020 as the year that things got ...

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The author Sandy Scragg has been an award-winning teacher and educator for 20 years. She is a Google Certified Teacher, ran an international nonprofit technology-in-education program, and has written the “Linking to Learning” column for New York Teacher for the past eight years. This week, and ...

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When a family becomes stressed, everyone feels anxious. The anxiety moves easily from person to person in the family.  Anxiety that affects one, affects all. It can be contagious. Our country and our community are in the midst of a great deal of panic and anxiety with the pandemic of the ...

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Editor’s Note: Nancy Kislin, LCSW, is a marriage and family therapist, child and adolescent psychotherapist and author of “LOCKDOWN: Talking To Your Kids About School Violence.” She maintains a private psychotherapy practice in Chatham, New Jersey. If you’re a parent (or a grandparent, aunt or ...

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