“Mom, have you heard about the Stanford swimmer?” My breath catches as I look at my nine-year-old son sitting in front of me. The room fades away; I’m at a crossroads. Behind me is safe territory, of stuffed animals and lullabies and schoolyard games. Before me, an adolescent abyss, shrouded in fog and uncertainty. I […]
Ages + Stages
These posts address issues related to issues children usually face in specific stages of life, (newborns, infants, toddlers, preschool, tweens, and teens), as well as developmental and behavioral changes and challenges that pop up along the way.