What Your Child Needs to Develop Healthy Attachments

What do you think your child needs most to develop healthy attachments in life? If you answered “love,” you're not alone. After all, isn't that what all humans crave? Isn't it what parents usually shower their babies with from the...

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How Mindfulness Can Help Your Child Survive and Thrive as a Teen

Adolescence can be a difficult time, making it challenging to survive and thrive in stressful circumstances. Your teenager is likely struggling with his or her identity and the newly discovered challenge of independence. Social situations can also prove taxing...

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Teenage Development: Why They Seem to Go Crazy and Why That’s Normal

Teenagers are not necessarily “crazy” -- it just seems that way. Adolescence is actually one of the most fascinating stages of a child's development – a milestone. It can also be one of the most nerve-racking and confusing times for parents....

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7 Benefits of Group Therapy and Why It May Be Perfect for You

You’ve made the decision to take part in therapy. Deciding which route to go is the next step. Group therapy seems enticing, but you’ve not taken the plunge yet. Although slightly intimidating, you’d like to know more about it. Perhaps,...

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5 Ways the Food You Eat Can Affect Your Mood for Better or Worse

From childhood, you've probably been taught, “you are what you eat.” While your diet is only one of many factors that can influence your health and behavior, sudden and “unexplainable” mood swings are often the result of the food...

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Do You Ever Wonder About the Effects of Video Games on Your Child?

Chances are, if you’re reading this blog, your son or daughter plays video games. You may even see changes in him or her already which may have sparked your curiosity on this topic. The truth is, there’s a lot...

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Does My Child Have Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) or Anxiety?

Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) or Anxiety? Well this is a tricky question! It is not an easy task to decipher which diagnosis is accurate or if either of them is accurate. It could be a troubling situation that causes a...

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7 Not So Easy, Yet Effective Steps To Better Communication Skills

Tired of Playing Telephone With Your Partner? Do You Want Better Communication Skills? Do you ever get the feeling that your partner does not hear you? Are they not listening to what you are saying or just get the message...

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