Author: Mark Bertin

Mark Bertin

Dr. Mark Bertin is a developmental behavioral pediatrician and author of Mindful Parenting for ADHD, The Family ADHD Solution and How Children Thrive: The Practical Science of Raising Independent, Resilient, and Happy Kids. He is an assistant professor of pediatrics at New York Medical College, on the faculty of the Windward Teacher Training Institute, and on the editorial advisory board of Common Sense Media.

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Home

Teaching children how to bounce back from adversity starts with modeling our own mistakes and how we forgive ourselves for them. This expert Q&A with Sharon Salzberg, Dr. Chris Willard, and Dr. Mark Bertin explores what it means to go through the muck instead of around.

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Body & Mind

Lots of research tells us what the best habits are around sleep, but if we are trying too hard day and night, rest may not come easily.

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Meditation

We often seek comfort in denial. But by downplaying or ignoring health issues, we can inflict further harm on ourselves and others.

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Living

Children learn more from what you do than what you say, so your resilience—the way they watch you approach adversity—affects theirs. Explore these mindful strategies for building awareness around challenging experiences.

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