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Parenting Series: Planning for a Successful Transition from Pediatric to Adult Care2022-02-02

While families are often very familiar with transitions for their child as they grow and progress, transitioning from pediatric to adult care can seem overwhelming and can often take families by surprise. Evangeline Galvez, MD presents evidence driven elements and resources to help plan a successful individualized transition to adult care.

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Parenting Series - Struggling and Strength: Tips to Build Resiliency in Children2022-01-27

When faced with challenging or stressful situations, learning how to adapt and overcome is an important skill for overall wellbeing. This is called building resiliency skills. Aude Henin, PhD, shares tips to help your child or teen cope with challenges or stressors. She also discusses how you can help build a support system for yourself and your family to encourage a sense of resilience in children.

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The Teen Driver: Updates in the Age of Distraction2021-11-18

Motor vehicle crashes continue to be the leading cause of death and injury in adolescents. As new technology emerges, distraction has become an even more prevalent risk factor for crashes. Michael R. Flaherty, DO, attending physician with Pediatric Critical Care Medicine and director of the Injury Free Coalition for Kids at MGHfC presents evidenced-based strategies to keep teen drivers safe. He also shares emerging strategies for parents to help their new drivers.

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Setting the Stage for Healthy Eating Habits2021-11-12

Feeding children can be complicated, and even more so in a world that targets children with food marketing and convenience food. While the way a child eats is not solely in the hands of parents, there are strategies that can help your child build a healthy relationship with food. Stephanie Harshman, PhD, RD, LD, and Meaghan Alexander, MS, RD, LDN, CNSC, of the Center for Feeding and Nutrition at MGHfC, share strategies for feeding children of all ages.

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Strong from the Start: Helping Teens Build Healthy Relationships and Recognize Early Signs of Unhealthy Ones2021-10-26

How can we support teens in developing healthy peer and dating relationships? This talk will focus on the early building blocks of children’s later peer relationships, how to recognize some early sings of unhealthy dating relationships, and information to clarify misconceptions that teens may have about dating relationships. Archana Basu, PhD, of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, shares tips on how to help your teen foster strong, healthy peer and dating relationships.

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