Smart Parenting and Video Games

If you don’t play games yourself, it can be intimidating to have a child who is into video games. For example, you don’t under stand the...

Helping the Shy Child

Shyness is a common but little understood emotion. Everyone has felt uneasy or self-conscious in new social situations. However, at times...

WHAT IS PSYCHOTHERAPY?

Psychotherapy is the use of psychological techniques to change behaviors, feelings, thoughts, or habits. It is generally employed to...

What Is A Panic Attack?

A panic attack is a sudden episode of intense fear that develops for no apparent reason and that triggers severe physical reactions....

Divorce: What To Tell Your Children

Children often fear that they will lose one of their parents in a divorce or that their parents will abandon them and they will have to...

Does My Child Need An IEP?

Is your child struggling to learn in school? If so, you will want to take action immediately. The sooner you get your child the services...

WHAT MAKES A HEALTHY MARRIAGE?

Many articles address reasons and how a marriage can come apart though it is just as helpful first to understand some of the ways that...

Coping with Financial Stress

Do you ever feel stressed-out about money? I don’t have statistics on how many people have financial stress, but if you’re one of them, I...

DISCIPLINE: WHAT I NEED TO KNOW

Opponents of spanking got a boost last week when a new Canadian study on corporal punishment was released. The study, which reviewed two...

Understanding Depression

Throughout the course of our lives, we all experience periods of stress, unhappiness, sadness, or grief. Often, when we suffer a personal...

Coping with Chronic Pain

Chronic pain is physically and psychologically stressful and its constant discomfort can lead to anger and frustration with yourself and...

The Stress Of Being A Caretaker

Having a loved one that is dealing with an illness or disease is a hard pill to swallow.  From the moment of diagnosis, your life is...

Bullying: Information for Parents

One can no longer read or watch the news without hearing about cases in which children have harmed themselves or others as a result of...

CO-PARENTING AFTER DIVORCE

What is co-parenting? Co-parenting describes a parenting situation where the parents are not in a marriage, cohabitation or romantic...

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