EDITOR’S NOTE: As a parent, do you feel your child may be struggling through ages 11-21? Kelly Bennie, M.D., a pediatrician with Harpeth Pediatrics in Franklin has been researching this exact issue and has come up with a few recommendations of how parents can help. I have been a pediatrician for nearly 20 years, so […]
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Parents are the key to readying our children for adulthood
By Kelly S. Bennie, M.D.
I have been a pediatrician for nearly 20 years, so I have watched a good portion of my patients grow into and through adolescence. Lately I have noticed a disturbing amount of them having significant difficulty navigating the years from 11 to 21. I keep asking myself why, especially in our community where the kids […]