Weekend Reading | Jul. 4

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Below is a collection of various blog posts meant to encourage, inspire or educate. Grab a steaming mug of hot liquid this weekend and steal away to a quiet corner for some quick reads.

Q-and-A: Pediatrician screens parents, kids for trauma because her ACE score is 9

Dr. Tina Marie Hahn is a pediatrician in Alpena, Michigan. She agreed to answer these more personal questions as part of an interview about how she and other pediatricians are screening children — and parents — for adverse childhood experiences.

WHY CHILDREN FIDGET: And what we can do about it

In order for children to learn, they need to be able to pay attention. In order to pay attention, we need to let them move.

How To Be An Empathetic Parent Even When It Feels Hard

Sometimes when I watch my child crumple into a screeching, sobbing mess at my feet, all I hear in my head is, “You have got to be kidding me! I don’t have time for this!” I can’t feel his pain, I can’t understand his mind, and I can’t find empathy for him.

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