Alison Escalante M.D.

Is Social Media Toxic to Your Teen’s Mental Health?

By |2019-09-17T05:08:45-08:00September 16th, 2019|Categories: cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , |

Is Social Media Toxic to Your Teen's Mental Health?

New research finds that social media hurts our teenagers’ mental health, but another recent study disagrees. How do we reconcile research that contradicts?

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Shame Works to Control Kids…and That’s a Problem.

By |2019-08-21T14:06:20-08:00August 20th, 2019|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , |

Shame Works to Control Kids…and That’s a Problem.

Shame can be very effective in getting the behavior we want from our kids, but parents don’t realize the consequences for the child on the inside. Here’s what to do instead.

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Why Your Child Has Multiple Personalities.

By |2019-07-10T09:15:28-08:00July 9th, 2019|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , |

Why Your Child Has Multiple Personalities.

Has your child ever acted like a different person? One model of the psyche posits that we all have multiple sub-personalities inside us… like in the movie “Inside Out.”

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In Parenting, Love Wins.

By |2019-05-09T01:09:28-08:00May 8th, 2019|Categories: cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , |

In Parenting, Love Wins.

Does it really matter how we parent our children? New research out of Harvard tells us that “at the end of the day… simply trying to love our children well will go a long way.”

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Drowning in Parenting Stress? Here’s What to Do About It.

By |2019-03-21T05:18:19-08:00March 20th, 2019|Categories: cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , |

Drowning in Parenting Stress? Here's What to Do About It.

Parents have always been stressed, but now we are drowning in it. A simple method can help us find a little peace and connect with our kids.

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How do You Teach Kids About Giving?

By |2019-02-13T01:10:23-08:00February 12th, 2019|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , , |

How do You Teach Kids About Giving?

I thought generosity was a good idea because it was part of being a good person, but this pediatrician thinks generosity goes with the fundamentals: sleep, diet, and exercise.

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Boredomtunity: Why Boredom Is the Best Thing for Our Kids

By |2019-01-09T05:18:58-08:00January 8th, 2019|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , |

Boredomtunity: Why Boredom Is the Best Thing for Our Kids

My kids felt perfectly justified following me around and haranguing me, even though they knew it was against our rules. Why? Because they were bored, and boredom is the worst.

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