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Indulgent Parenting

Dara-Lynn Weiss, Amy Chua, Pamela Druckerman.  Not household names, but their beliefs about parenting are getting a lot of attention.  Amy Chua is the author of The Battle Hymn of the Tiger... Read more »

“A” for Anxiety

So, midterms are over, now it’s on to PSATs, SATs, ACTs, and in June, Regents and Final Exams.  Working with so many adolescents in my practice, I sometimes feel like all I... Read more »

Is There a Doctor in The House?

This is the last in my “soapbox series” about the state of healthcare in this country. You may have read the last two articles and thought, “I am only one person; what... Read more »

“So, I’m not a doctor, why should I care?”

Doctors are not going to be homeless and begging in the streets.  This is not an article to suggest that you should set up some fund for starving healthcare professionals.  But due... Read more »

An Rx for Healthcare

This article is the first in a series of three regarding the healthcare system in our country, what might be called “An Rx for guaranteeing good healthcare.”  I was inspired to write... Read more »

Raising Adults Not Children

It’s that time of year again…. caps and gowns, summer jobs, preparing for the next stage in life.  I have written here more than a couple of Junes, hailing our local graduates... Read more »
Lois Steinberg, PhD and Robert Waldman

Aging Well At Home In Westchester

When Ossining resident Bill Huppuch retired from his job as an elementary school principal in 2009, he wasn’t envisioning a traditional retirement — in a new home, warmer climate with lots of... Read more »


Bullying can be defined as intentional hurtful acts repeatedly committed by one child against another.  It can include physical bullying such as kicking and hitting, verbal bullying such as name calling, and... Read more »

Pets and Beyond…
What They Give Back To Us

Animals’ presence in our lives can be taken for granted.  Many of us have pets, and we get used to having them around, we get used to the routine, and feel the... Read more »

A New Year Tragedy

As I write this, a Congresswoman lies in critical condition in Arizona. A nine-year old girl and five others, including a judge, are dead. A young man sits in a jail cell... Read more »