Avoid the Summer Slide

Two words can help you prevent learning loss this summer: enrichment and involvement. Academic delay that occurs over the summer is one of the greatest problems confronting teachers each fall. In fact, when your children return to school, they may have experienced such learning loss during the ... Read More

Men and Women Handle Stress Differently

If you've ever been frustrated with the way the opposite sex reacts to a problem you have shared with them, it helps to know there are innate differences in the way men and women handle stress differently. Stress then, stress now To understand these differences, we have to first examine the ... Read More

Preparing Your Child for Summer Camp

With summer upon us, millions of children will be preparing to attend summer sleep away camps. While some children eagerly anticipate this time away from home, for others it can be an emotional experience. If your child will be heading to summer sleep away camp for the first time this summer, I ... Read More

Making the Most of Summer Break

Does the thought of summer break bring excitement to you, or dread? Many parents these days incorrectly believe they need to fill their child’s every waking moment with camps, classes, and structured activities. I’m here to tell you: it’s okay to relax and allow unstructured time for ... Read More

When Your Gay Child Comes Out to You

While hosting my radio program, "Let's Talk with Dr. Gail Gross," I received a phone call from a father who threw his son out of the house when he came out as being gay. The father was crying on the phone, and to get to the heart of the matter, I asked him"Do you love your son?" The father ... Read More