Parenting

Children's Counseling

Hackensack Meridian Health offers a variety of counseling services, including age-specific group therapy, a therapeutic after-school program for children ages 7 to 13, and traditional individual and family therapy. Call 732-869-2784, ext. 2, for registration, schedules and fees.


Baby Talk: Infant Care 101

This class provides all of the skills and information needed to care for your newborn at home during the first weeks. Emphasis is on hands-on practice with dolls as parents learn to hold and soothe, bathe and feed their newborns. For a complete list of dates and locations or to register for an upcoming class, please call 1-800-560-9990 or visit our online events calendar.


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Parenting

Parents are more likely to let their kids see violent PG-13 movies if they feel the mayhem is "justified," a new study suggests.

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Progress made in limiting kids' exposure to secondhand smoke could be undermined by the increasing popularity of pot, a new study suggests.

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Despite media hype this week around what's being called "dry drowning," a group representing U.S. emergency physicians says the water is still safe for kids this summer.

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Know what to look for if you suspect your child or teen may be depressed.

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Parenting

All those hours spent reading bedtime stories may pay off for you and your little ones beyond language and brain development: New research suggests it's also good for social and behavioral skills.

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