October 2011

Your Teenager’s Brain

  Being a teenager is not easy. Being a parent of a teenager is even harder. In my study, as I exit, I deliberately placed a copy of a recent National Geographic Magazine. The October 2011 copy has on the …

Standing at intersections

Every day in life we face choices. It is as if there are Ys in the road. Which fork should we take? Or there are many intersections, but which one is the best one? Let me tell you about a …

Do you believe in yourself?

Not so long ago I met a hockey player at the American Academy of Pediatrics meeting in Boston. He worked for a pharmaceutical company. We talked about the value of sport in helping us to succeed in other areas of …

What do you see in the mirror?

Image by Getty Images via @daylife Every day we look into the mirror at least once. Regardless of whom we are or what our status is in life, we must face the mirror. I reflected on this blog quite a …

The Influence of TV on your family

  Not so long ago in Boston a very influential person spoke at the Convention Center as a key note speaker. His audience included thousands of pediatricians from all over the world. This man became influential because he never gave …