Preparing your teen for college – and beyond

Read the full article in ParentMap, March 21, 2009.

From the time a baby enters the world, parents have high hopes for their new arrival.¬†Planning for college¬†often begins early, with the first dollars deposited into a college savings account, and accelerates with every decision — from preschool French lessons to high school AP classes.

Desperately seeking Stanford…or Santa Clara or NYU

Read the full article in ParentMap, Oct. 8, 2007.

Lakeside counselor Bruce Bailey has seen plenty of nervous college-bound students over his years at this prestigious private school. But he has a special name for the increasing panic tightening its grip with every passing year: the anxiety industry.

One dad’s crusade: Know signs of postpartum depression

Read the full article in Parent Map, Oct. 1, 2004.

When you walk in to the recently opened Greek restaurant, Vios, on Capitol Hill, every detail welcomes families. There’s a giant children’s play area, complete with sturdy refrigerator and range and plastic food. Large black-and-white photographs of children and parents decorate an apple-green wall.