Tips and Books to Help Kids Psychologically Recover From The Disastrous Hurricanes

Photograph Credit: Hill Air Force Base Safety, food, shelter and medical care Helping kids psychologically recover from the impact of the natural disasters that have hit the United States and its territories, along with the Caribbean islands is complicated. This article provides tips and books to help kids psychologically recover from the disastrous hurricanes. Many… Read more »


One In Four U.S. Children Are Exposed To Weapon Violence

Brain Blogger published an article today, authored by Dr. Maker, highlighting how one in four U.S. children are exposed to weapon violence. The article describes an important study published in Pediatrics that reported that over 17.5 million (or 1 in 4) school-aged children in the United States have been exposed to weapon violence in their lifetime, as either… Read more »


Where Did My Friend Go? Wins 2017 Pinnacle Book Achievement Award

Where Did My Friend Go? Helping Children Cope With A Traumatic Death wins the 2017 National Association Book Entrepreneurs Pinnacle Book Achievement Award. We are delighted to share that Where Did My Friend Go? has won the 2017 Pinnacle Book Achievement Award. We would like to thank the families and organizations that contributed to bringing this book to life…. Read more »


July is Cleft and Craniofacial Awareness Month: Your Support Is Needed

July is cleft and craniofacial awareness month, and we need your support in providing FREE medical care for youth who don’t have access to the specialized care they need. 1 in 700 kids in the world have cleft and craniofacial differences. In low-income countries, 90% of people don’t have access to surgical care, including surgeries… Read more »


Helping Kids Cope With An Expected Loss

Many young children are faced with the reality of losing a loved one to an illness or old age, and helping kids cope with an expected loss can make a significant difference in acceptance and healthy adaptation. Adults tend to shy away from sharing facts and information regarding loss with young children, given adults’ understandable… Read more »


Teen Suicide: Prevention is Key

We express our deepest sympathies to the family who lost their son recently at Torrey Pines High School in San Diego, CA. The community is grieving with the family, and parents, clinicians, and educators are working hard to map the steps to teen suicide awareness and prevention. In 2014, the Center for Disease Control and… Read more »


Child-Centered Divorce Network Praises ‘Family Changes’ Book

Image by Precious Little One The founder of the Child-Centered Divorce Network, Rosalind Sedacca, praises Family Changes: Explaining Divorce To Children, as an “outstanding book“. Ms. Sedacca states: “Family Changes: Explaining Divorce to Children is a new book written by Azmaira Maker, Ph.D. As founder of the Child-Centered Divorce Network, I am often sent new books… Read more »