Dr. Gregory Jantz

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Boys Relate to the World Through Motion
Apr. 30, 2019

One study says that male brains are designed to connect perception and coordinated action, while female brains are designed to communicate between analytical and...

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Loving Single Black Mother Hugs Cute Daughter Feel Tenderness Connection
Remember A Spirit of Kindness in Our Quest for Strength
Mar. 30, 2019

There’s something important in our quest for strength and courage, and that’s a spirit of kindness.  Too often we teach our children the verse,...

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Little Boys Versus Little Girls: The Pendulum of Separation
Feb. 27, 2019

Given my line of work, I see the relational damage done by distinct, detached fathers.  I see the physical damage done by abusive, violent...

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Technology: Keeping Track of Your Teenager
Sep. 27, 2018

“Where is Andy? Did you call his phone?” Brad was torn between frustration and concern, so he settled for both. “Of course, I did,”...

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Mothers and Their Bond with Children
May. 30, 2018

Few would disagree that, on average, most moms tend to spend more minutes per day with children than do most dads.  Especially for young...

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Around the Dinner Table with Your Children
Apr. 20, 2018

As a general rule, most nights per week, your children need to eat at home with the family.  Hot, nutritious meals with a variety...

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What is Your Relationship with Technology?
Oct. 31, 2017

One of our local television stations runs a morning show in which I occasionally participate. Usually I speak about mental health issues or how...

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Finding Gratitude in Moments of Inconvenience
Aug. 20, 2017

Susan walked in the door from work, looking forward to nothing more than putting her feet up and petting the dog. No sooner had...

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The Concrete Recall of Boys
Jun. 20, 2017

Boys are concrete recallers.  Girls tend to attach much more emotional sensory detail to their memories, thus making the feelings associated with those memories...

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Teens: Why Do I Care What Other People Think?
May. 15, 2017

I can just hear some of you insisting, “I don’t care what other people think!  I do whatever I want!”  There is a strong...

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Being an Alert and Vigilant Parent
Feb. 28, 2017

Teens live amid such tumultuous waters, it can be hard to detect if something is just an adolescent squall or if there's a real...

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When Teenagers Ask “Who Am I?”
Dec. 30, 2016

One of the most important questions that teenagers grapple with during the time of adolescence is, “Who am I?”  Then, as they are answering...

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