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Susan Bartell, Psy.D.

Susan Bartell, Psy.D., is a Long Island-based, nationally recognized child psychologist, speaker, and award-winning author. Dr. Bartell is a media expert, frequently seen on CBS, ABC, FOX, and CNN. She is the author of seven books, including the highly-acclaimed The Top 50 Questions Kids Ask. You can learn more about her at drsusanbartell.com or follow her on Twitter @drsusanbartell.

Stop Holiday Stress!

Stop Holiday Stress!

The holidays are stressful for parents—the shopping, wrapping and entertaining guarantee that we’re

Take Back Dinner!

Take Back Dinner!

Make mealtimes meaningful. A local family life expert has advice for staying close to your kids duri

The Company We Keep

Think twice before skipping over Uncle Charlie or your occasionally annoying neighbor when doling ou

Maybe Just a Treat

Maybe Just a Treat

Halloween tricks can be fun for adults, but unless parents teach appreciation and empathy, their kid

Best Friends Forever

How is it possible your child could have developed such an intense friendship so quickly, you wonder

Are You Superstitious?

Though superstitions can be fun, remember to teach your child that a lucky charm will not be a quick

Resolutions Revisited

Resolutions Revisited

Set realistic New Year's resolutions this year keeping in mind your role as a parent and a wife or h

Have a Heart

Have a Heart

Having a healthy heart is so much more than cute cards and physical fitness. It is also about ‘havin

Accidents and Anger

It is normal to feel angry when your child accidentally or carelessly breaks or ruins a precious obj

Lessons in Lunch

Making school lunch for my three kids was always the biggest drudge of my week. Then about three yea