Erikson’s Center for Children and Families offers tips for parents and children.
Margret Nickels offers tips for parents to help their children make the transition to school.
The Center for Children and Families has a new outpost in Chicago’s Austin community.
Nickels tells the Chicago Tribune that parents are better off implementing year-round parenting strategies.
In a Southtown Star article, Nickels wades into the quality time vs. quantity time debate.
ABC 7 featured Nickels for a story on parents’ increasing concern after the shooting in Newtown, CT.
Parents and professionals explored how children experience, make sense of, and navigate their environment.
In a Chicago Tribune article, Nickels suggests telling younger children Santa’s limitations in delivering every child’s every wish.
Life Goes Strong asks when children are too old or too young to participate, and how to pick an appropriate Halloween costume.
Margret Nickels talked with Heidi Stevens for this Chicago Tribune article about parenting children who aren’t like you.
Margret Nickels talked with Heidi Stevens for this Chicago Tribune article about how parents can best support their child whose been held back in the same grade.
On WGN-TV’s morning news broadcast, Dean Richards interviewed Margret Nickels on the effects of violent TV and movies on young children’s behavior.
Before dropping the towel, parents should be aware of their child’s comfort level toward nudity, says Nickels
Howard Ludwig interviewed Margret Nickels for this Southtown Star column about deciding when it’s no longer appropriate for a parent to be naked in front of his children.
Howard Ludwig interviewed Margret Nickels for this Southtown Star column exploring why children like to collect things.
The Erikson on Children newsletter describes how the Center for Children and Families provided one family the tools to become whole again.
Michelle Manchir interviewed Margret Nickels for this Chicago Tribune story about the importance of mentors for children and the decline in availability of programs like Big Brothers Big Sisters.
Rebecca VanderMeulen interviewed Margret Nickels for this Galtime.com article about how and when parents should tell their children they’re expecting.
Emily York interviewed Margret Nickels for this Chicago Tribune story about children’s susceptibility to marketing.
Heidi Stephens interviewed Margret Nickels for this Chicago Tribune article about how to decide if a child is ready to visit a haunted house.
Margret Nickels was on ABC 7’s morning newscast as part of its weeklong series “ABCs of Back to School” to discuss school anxiety.
Linda Yu interviewed Margret Nickels on the WLS-TV (ABC 7) midday newscast, discussing ways to help an older child adjust to a new sibling.
Center for Children and Families director Margret Nickels shared her advice to parents on helping their child turn around a bad report card. This topic was featured in the weekly Chicago Tribune column The Parent ‘Hood.
This fall IKEA Schaumburg made a special gift of furniture and toys to Erikson’s Center for Children and Families.
Center for Children and Families director Margret Nickels and associate professor Jon Korfmacher were both interviewed for this American Baby article about a baby’s developmental milestones in how he or she plays.
Margret Nickels appeared on ABC-7 to give parents advice for helping their children get off to a good start in school.
Chicago Tribune reporter Heidi Stevens interviewed Margret Nickels, director of Erikson’s Center for Children and Families, about how parents should help their children understand and cope with loss and tragedy.