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Don’t Do a Victory Dance When Your Kid Says You Were Right

Fifteen-year-old Heidi came for therapy with me at the insistence of her parents. “She’s been furious with us ever since we had her transfer to a charter school,” her mother had told me over the phone when setting up...

Extracurricular Activities help Students Widen their Horizon

Throughout the year, the school activity can be demanding and students might feel tired or stressed. A good solution to get out of the daily routine is to get involved in extracurricular activities. Some students might say that this...

Writing an Essay About Family: Ways You Can Help Your Child

Writing an essay is a challenging task, especially when you need to open up about a personal topic. So, how can you help your child with an essay about family? How to Help Your Child with Writing an Essay About...

No, There Isn’t a Trophy Just For Showing Up

We live in an “entitled” society. Gone are the days of working for what you have. Earning a reward seems to be a foreign concept in a world where people don’t seem to understand the word “no.” Perhaps as a...

How Our Children Heal Us – When We Let Them

Right after our son’s second birthday, my husband raised his voice to me, and Garrett walked into the room, planted himself firmly in front of his father, and said, in the sternest voice he could muster “No Dada. Stop...

Tired of “Walking on Eggshells” Around Your Moody, Oversensitive Teenager?

“Julia is so sensitive I can’t say anything to her without it causing a big blow-up!” exclaimed Julia’s mom. “How am I supposed to raise this kid when I can’t even talk to her?!” Julia’s mother had a good point....

Are Teachers Messing Up Our Children?

A recent article published in The Guardian said it well, “Schooling without learning is just time served.” There is an alarming trend taking place in our schools today. Though our children spend record amounts of time in a classroom,...

My Daughter is a Slob – Every Parents Nightmare

As I held my precious baby daughter in my arms for the first time, I imagined all the wonderful things that she would one day be. Visions of little pink tutus and ballet slippers flashed through my head. My...

6 Tips for Raising Confident Daughters

Raising a daughter who is confident, well-mannered and has a good self-image is not easy, especially in today’s uncivil world. Growing up, I was not the most confident person, but I’ve come a long way since struggling with my...

Are You Ready to Have Kids?

Perhaps you and your husband have been married for a little over a year. You both want children but want to know when is the best time for us to start trying? Is there ever really a best time?...

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Effects of Being Overweight – There are many Health Concerns

You may be carrying around a few extra pounds or a lot of extra pounds or know a loved one who is. Maybe you find yourself physically exhausted or uncomfortable or embarrassed about your weight. But if you’re overweight, how big a problem is it really? What are the...

Should your Children take Vitamins and Minerals?

We all know that vitamins and minerals are vital to the body and that we must consume enough of these to meet our requirements, but should you give your children multivitamins or minerals? There is a lot of publicity around supplements and sometimes you can feel that you have...

Eating Too Much and Doing Too Little

You don’t have to look hard to find the latest quick fix diet trend on the market today. Popular shows such as Dr. Oz and even your network news programs are constantly running health reports that introduce miracle drugs to help people lose weight. It might be a magical...

Percent of Americans Who are Obese

Many people scoff at weight problems as something that an individual should be in control over and not complain about. After all, if you’re overweight, isn’t the simple solution to just exercise more and eat less? Maybe. But if it were that easy, there wouldn’t be such a staggering...

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