Assistant Clinical Professor Pamela Epley tells the Daily Southtown that despite circumstances, all moms can give kids what they need.
Show your child that reading is important to you, and she’ll want to imitate you, Moreno tells Parents.
In this Chicago Tribune article, Gilkerson encourages parents to distinguish their baby’s feelings and thoughts from their own.
In a Chicago Tribune article, Nickels suggests telling younger children Santa’s limitations in delivering every child’s every wish.
Catalyst Chicago looks into the expansion of a promising program.
Life Goes Strong asks if, when, and how grandparents should discipline grandchildren.
Chip Donohue was featured in this Life Goes Strong article about how grandparents and grandchildren can use technology to keep in touch.
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.
Gillian McNamee talked with Heidi Stevens for this Chicago Tribune article about how parents can explain the Chicago Teachers Union strike to their children.
Chip Donohue talked with Howard Ludwig for a Southtown Star article about the effects of parents using digital devices to distract children.
This article appeared in the Summer 2012 issue of Erikson on Children under the headline “Innovation Fund moves early childhood field forward.” More from this issue » Four recent grants from the J.B. and M.K. Pritzker Faculty Innovation Fund will enable
Senior vice president for academic affairs and dean of faculty Aisha Ray In a Chicago Tribune article about the changing roles of fathers, Aisha Ray discusses the social factors that have influenced our expectations of fathers and the cultural variability
Joan Cary interviewed Aisha Ray for this Chicago Tribune article about the changing roles of fathers.
From picky eating and trouble sleeping to attachment issues and sibling rivalry, parents and caregivers with questions about their children found answers and support at special drop-in sessions held at Chicago Children’s Museum. Keri Grossman (right) speaks with a mother
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.
The Fussy Baby Network was listed as a resource in this Public News Service article about the increased risk of child abuse during the recession.
Howard Ludwig interviewed Gillian McNamee for this Southtown Star article about whether parents should let their children win at games.
The Fussy Baby Network was featured in this ABC News story about new research that shows infants with persistent crying issues are more likely to develop behavioral problems as children.
Amy Chua’s Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother hit a nerve nationwide—and at Erikson.
Howard Ludwig interviewed Pamela Epley for this Southtown Star article about whether it’s good to encourage a child to color inside the lines.
Rebecca VanderMeulen interviewed Margret Nickels for this Galtime.com article about how and when parents should tell their children they’re expecting.
Kara Corridan listed the Fussy Baby Network as a resource for parents who are stressed out by their colicky baby in her Parents blog post.
The Chicago Tribune published this story about a family support center founded by two Erikson students.
On June 10, 2010, the Board of Trustees adopted a five-year plan that sets Erikson’s sights on addressing seven critical issues in early childhood.
Alumnus Jim Gill writes award-winning music and books, performs all over the country, and has an army of devoted fans of all ages. But let’s be clear about this, he’s not just an entertainer.
Heidi Stephens interviewed Margret Nickels for this Chicago Tribune article about how to decide if a child is ready to visit a haunted house.
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.
Karen Springen interviewed Linda Gilkerson for a Parents Magazine article about the stress parents experience when their baby has colic.
Wendy Donahue interviewed Tracy Moran for a Chicago Tribune article about a new study that found mothers who work part time have healthier children than those who work full time or not at all.
Heidi Stevens interviewed Fran Stott about how parents can keep their child from getting overwhelmed by schoolwork for the Chicago Tribune column The Parent ‘Hood.
Cynthia Ramnarace interviewed Linda Gilkerson for a American Baby Magazine article about choosing the right toys and play for babies.
Margret Nickels appeared on ABC-7 to give parents advice for helping their children get off to a good start in school.
Chicago Parent reporter Lisa Applegate interviewed professor Jon Korfmacher for a story about picking the right preschool.
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.