Dr. Rachel Krahn
On Behavior
With the tragic increase in gun violence in schools, many children feel anxious about the safety of their environments — home, school, community, the world. Caregivers are called to both reassure and protect their children, and also provide honest information about the dangers of our world. When a child says he’s too scared to go to school because he’s worried about his safety, how should a parent respond?  Let them talk No matter how old a child is, parents should listen... more
More than ‘just a phase’
When a child falls off a bike and breaks an arm, parents know what to do.But when a child’s pain and distress are on the inside, it can be hard to know when to reach out for help.As a psychologist who specializes in working with children and families, I’ve heard many parents ask, “Is this behavior normal? Or is this just a phase?”It... more