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Author Archive | David Paltin, PhD

It’s All About Family Fun

Food?  Shelter?  A vegetable with every meal?  Health insurance?  Maybe you think of these as the basics, the essential ingredients of a healthy childhood in a nurturing family.  But if you look closely at the list, one of the essentials is missing; family fun.  Why does fun deserve to be on the same list as […]

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The Anti-Aging Message and our Kids

Cosmetics industry analysts report that expenditures for anti-aging products have created a 15 billion dollar market for creams, injections, and compounds that promise to slow or reverse aging.  We might think that the focus of this industry push are the baby boomers who are approaching later adulthood, but this is not what analysts tell us.  […]

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We say yes, teens say no.

Even Shakespeare wrote about it – the contrary nature of teens.  Romeo and Juliet were given strict orders to stay away from each other but neither did.  And the young couples in Midsummer Night’s Dream running off into the forest?  That might have earned those teens a trip to the Nunnery, which was a sort […]

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