Depressed Preschoolers

“Mickey lies. Dreams don’t come true.” With this heartbreaking quote, Pamela Paul (author of Parenting, Inc.) introduces Kiran, a little boy who was diagnosed with depression at age five.  Paul’s article, Can Preschoolers be Depressed? (New York Times, 25 August 2010), …

Benefits of Eating Breakfast

Given the choice between scrambled eggs and sleep, most students choose to hit snooze – reluctantly rolling out of bed around 6:30am (just in time to finish last night’s homework, fight about clothing and catch the bus by 7:25am).  And, as adults, …