Teach Your Children These Skills to Prevent Sexual Abuse

As a parent, thinking about how to prevent child abuse, particularly to prevent sexual abuse, isn't generally something you want to think about, right? It's likely that you're aware how debilitating child abuse can be. Not only does it make...

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Teen Anxiety and Self-Harming Behaviors – What You Should Know and How You Can Help

Discovering your teenager has been engaging in self-harming behaviors can be shocking and disheartening, to say the least. Rather than approach the situation head-on, however, you'll produce better results if you take the time to wrap your own mind around...

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Why You Shouldn’t Settle for Drugs as the Only Solution for ADHD

In our high-tech/low-attention-span culture, it’s understandable that something called Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is viewed as a punchline. However, as millions of people—many of them children—can explain, there’s nothing funny about a brain disorder that interferes with development and functioning....

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5 Ways Mindfulness Can Help Your Child Cope with Anxiety

When you have a child who battles, and struggles to cope with anxiety, you likely want to do all within your power to ease their struggle. After all, it's hard enough to cope with anxiety as an adult, let alone...

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The Realities of Parenting: How to Foster a Calm Family

Let me guess…things start seemingly innocent…and before you know it…you’re asking yourself “How did we get here?” Everyone is yelling, going around in circles, no one listening to anyone, and with no way out! It’s frustrating when all you...

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New Year: 2018 Here! 10 Ways to Make It Your Best Year Ever!

New Year 2018 is here! If you're like most people, you're  probably thinking of ways to make your life better than it's ever been before. Seems unrealistic? While it is a hefty goal, taking small steps can help you reach your ultimate...

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Holiday Depression: How to Cope When You’re Too Sad to Celebrate

Holiday depression is real! This is the month when you're expected to be exceedingly cheerful and yet you might feel the saddest. The holidays. The holiday season is notorious not only for decorations and large meals but also feelings of inadequacy...

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How to Cope with Social Anxiety During the Holidays

Social gatherings are a staple for the holidays. The parties, the food, the people—it's a big deal. For many people, this is an exciting time of year. But for those of you trying to cope with social anxiety, the holiday...

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