The Challenge of Patience – April Newsletter

Posted on April 10, 2017 by Dr. Leslie Pitner.


Up Next on Your Reading List …

Last month I talked about the value of effort in Angela Duckworth’s “Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance.” It got me thinking about another book I really enjoyed. This one dives into our perception of talent and intelligence and how that influences the value we place on effort. Stanford psychology professor Carol Dweck … CONTINUE READING


Does My Child Need Orthodontics?

Should a second-grader have braces?

When a parent meets their child’s elementary school friend and sees a shiny set of braces in their mouth, they might feel a bit shocked. “Are some parents just worrying about teeth too soon?” they ask. “Or am I failing my child?” … CONTINUE READING


The Best Things to Buy in April

Every season comes with its own set of retail deals. One month, winter clothes are a steal. Another month, it’s kitchen appliances. When you strategize your purchases throughout the year, you can save a ton of money — and spring is no exception. Here are a few items you can save on this April … CONTINUE READING

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