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Why Looking Exactly Like A Parent Can Create A Poor Self-Image And Self-Concept

I believe “it” actually began the day I was born, or so I’ve been told. As I grew, everywhere I went people would comment on “it.” Church, shopping, family get-to-gethers…”it” was always a topic of conversation. I was most aware of “it,” though, at the doctor’s office. All my yearly school check-ups would end the same way: my doctor would cup my chin in his hands, raise my head, and study my face. Then he would say, “Your father certainly marked you!”

How to Encourage Your Child to Eat Vegetables

A lot of kids don’t eat veggies, and that’s actually not good news. Children need to eat plenty of them in order to ensure that they grow strong and healthy. Feeding kids who don’t eat vegetables can be very challenging to parents, but it’s something that can be achieved.

How Do You Help When One Parent Cannot Be On the Scene?

Some parents of children in single-parent families have died. A child has the right to love a deceased parent. The parent left behind will need local support groups.

Can Children of Single Parent Families Be Successful at School?

Children of single mothers have been shown to be markedly more involved in crime, lower standardized test scores, and likely to repeat the cycle of teenage pregnancy. This vicious, confining cycle can be broken by paying attention to what is happening at school with your child.  

Sex Education Tips for Parents With Teens

Despite the stress on the importance of sex education among teens, a lot of parents still do not want to talk about them. Sex has always been considered taboo. However, you would not like for your kids to learn about it from other methods or even from other people.

Discover How to Control Rowdy Kids in Public Places

Sadly, you dread going out with your kids. Once you do, you know that they are going to be more uncontrollable. They will be constantly running around, crying, shouting, and fighting each other.

How Does A Single Parent Finance the Family?

Today, in most two-parent families, mothers work outside of the home. Yet, there are more children living in poverty in America. It is believed that families need two incomes to maintain a marginal middle-class lifestyle.

How to Raise a Child With Autism

Being a parent to an autistic child is not easy. Autism often prevents the kid from being able to communicate very well. It is an illness that requires a lot of attention, and worse children with this disorder are often ostracized by society.

The Danger of Unnecessary Boundaries – Don’t Give Your Child Something To Rebel Against!

Recently I realised that although firm, loving boundaries or guidelines are healthy, it IS possible to overdo boundary establishment, in fact, we do it all the time! When I say ‘overdo’ I mean we can find ourselves creating boundaries for our children ‘by rote’, enforcing our own unresolved boundaries that have been passed on to us by parents, church or general social/cultural expectation.

Second Guessing Yourself Again? The Number One Stress-Free Parenting Tip That Ends This Forever

Have you ever said or done something to your child only to question whether you could or should have said or done it better? Being reflective is an attribute of a highly successful parent, but that is very different than second guessing oneself. Second guessing can be so detrimental to a parent’s confidence and self esteem. So, how does a parent stop this negative pattern and become more self-assured and confident? There is a HUGE tip that can change the way a parent feels and views them self as a parent.

Do You Have a Picky Eater?

Have you ever worried about your child’s limited food selection? Do you find yourself begging them to take two more bites? Do you feel like a “restaurant” preparing separate meals for each family member? Have you wondered why that all started?

Some Family Secrets Are Best Not Kept

Times have changed. Children can now hear and see the news from so many sources that it is better for their parents and guardians to tell them first. This also applies to financial stresses on the family and other family pressures. Trust is diminished when the family keeps secrets from its children.

The 2-Step Solution for Getting Your Kids to Share

Does your child hoard toys and possessions or have trouble taking turns? Many times we think that by just telling our child to “play nice” it will be enough to get him or her to share, however the REAL way to achieve your goal of getting your child to consider the needs and feels of others and share and/or take turns is to actually SHOW how sharing looks. How do you do this effectively? Here are the two steps you will want to take to see quick success.

What Is ADHD? Definition and Symptoms

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a neurologically-based condition, resulting from a weakness in self-regulation. It is a nervous-system based difficulty, created by a deficit in certain chemicals in the brain called neurotransmitters. These chemicals help transmit messages within the brain. Studies have suggested that these chemicals (dopamine, serotonin, and norepinephrine) are in short supply or are not doing their job well. As a result, the child has a weak regulatory system or what I call a weak governor. In this article, the definition and symptoms are provided in simple fashion.

ADHD Treatments for Children – Medication Considerations

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a neurologically-based condition, resulting from a lack of or imbalance in certain chemicals in the brain having to do with self-regulation. So, if parents truly understand that this is a biochemical conditions, why would they not want to balance out their child’s chemicals? Why would parents want their child to struggle and suffer when the problem is neurologically-based and not within the child’s total control? This article takes a look at considerations parents make regarding medication for their ADHD child.

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