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Self-Esteem 101: Don't Grade Yourself

Dr. Paul
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It starts very early in life.

Even young children do it. We are “graded” by others and then we spend the rest of our lives rating ourselves. Are we good or bad? Did we pass or fail? Are we “A” daughters or “B” husbands?  Are we good enough, smart enough, pretty enough—it’s a long list of comparisons and contrasts. Read more about Self-Esteem 101: Don't Grade Yourself

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In the news: Lifetime of dental health begins early

August 15, 2015

Pediatrician Dr. Sara Tamarin, who sees patients at The Everett Clinic Mill Creek, contributed: 

Taking care of your baby’s teeth begins before a first tooth ever appears. There are many things you can do as a parent to help assure that your child will have a healthy and beautiful smile for years to come. Read the article, "Lifetime of dental health begins early." Read more about In the news: Lifetime of dental health begins early

Tough Love - When Do We Need It?

Dr. Paul

Sometimes parents wonder---Do I need to be “tougher” with my son or daughter? The parents of teens continually consider whether they are being clear enough, firm enough, or tough enough. It can be a daily question. Read more about Tough Love - When Do We Need It?

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What a great summer!

Dr. Paul
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Warm, dry, and beautiful most every day. It will be a season long remembered. As the days grow shorter and the nights cooler, September comes into view. School will be starting in a few weeks. When I was a child, I loved getting school supplies—pencils, paper, crayons, and binders. Like most kids, I liked school with its predictability and structure. Read more about What a great summer!

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Working Harder and More - Left Feeling Tired and Worn?

Dr. Paul
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Lately, I have been hearing more from friends, colleagues, and my patients about how hard they are working!—and how tired and discouraged they sometimes feel. It’s not that they don’t like their job, they just feel like they have too much of it, not enough time to do it in, and by the weekend they are out of gas. They have the impression that the assembly line has been slowly speeding up—and now it feels impossible to keep up. Read more about Working Harder and More - Left Feeling Tired and Worn?

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