Posts from Lynne Merk, PhD
How to Help Children Learn Habits of Gratitude
The holiday season is a great time to focus on being grateful and to teach children habits of gratitude that will last their lifetime. Read Dr. Merk's four suggestions to get started.
Why Kids Are In Love With Their Lovey
The attachment a child feels with his or her lovey, or security object, is real and can even have health benefits. These benefits are especially apparent when a child is forced to deal with a traumatic situation, like the loss of a loved one, or a major medical procedure.