Mister Rogers Special

children playing

One of my favorite TV personalities that has helped children over the years is Mr. Rogers of “Won’t you be my neighbor” fame.  Fred Rodgers died from cancer in 2003 but his heritage lives on.  One of my favorite quotes of his is – “Anyone who helps children is a hero to me”.  A heart…

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Chronic Stress and Trauma

childhood stress

I listened to an interesting TED talk last week about childhood trauma and thought I would share a few highlights of it.  It was by Dr. Burke Harris, a pediatrician who has written a book titled The Deepest Well: Healing the Long-Term Effects of Childhood Adversity. (If you would like to listen to the talk…

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