Archive for the ‘Parenting’ Category

Talking with Your Teen

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

As the parent of a teenager, it is important that you talk to your teen regularly about what is happening in his life. While it may be difficult to get your teen to start talking to you, there are some strategies that you can use to encourage dialogue so that you can learn more about […]

Communicating with Teens

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

Parenting is difficult, but it can be especially hard when you are having trouble communicating with your teenager. While you may feel as though you are being perfectly clear when conveying your thoughts and feelings, your teen may not understand what you mean. You may need to explain yourself a bit better in order for […]

Common Myths About ADHD

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

It is easy to get overwhelmed by all of the information about ADHD that is floating around. Unfortunately, there are many misconceptions and myths about the disorder, which is why it is important that you carefully sift through the information you receive. Here are some of the most common myths about ADHD that you may […]

Reconnecting as a Couple After Having Children

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

Many couples find that their relationship changes once they have children. They struggle with feeling as though they are no longer important or valued, and they may feel as though the relationship has been pushed aside by the day-to-day struggles of raising children. If you and your partner are feeling as though you are drifting […]

Teenagers and Cutting

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

  Today’s teenagers are faced with a great deal of stress, and they don’t always have the ability to cope with their hectic schedules, peer pressure and all that they must face while in school. This causes some teens to turn to unhealthy habits, including drugs, alcohol and self-harm. Cutting is becoming more prevalent among […]

How to Handle Your Anger in Front of Your Children

Thursday, May 8th, 2014

Parenting is a difficult job, and it can be hard to remember that children learn a lot about life simply by watching how their parents handle difficult situations. When you lose your temper in front of your children, they can sense the strength of your emotion and will be watching carefully to see how you […]

Treating Autism Naturally

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

If you are the parent of an autistic child, then you may be looking for new treatments that will make life more comfortable and enjoyable for your child. Fortunately, many autistic children have been treated using natural therapies. These treatments can be done at home with the approval of a medical professional, which will give […]

Protect Your Child from Cyberbullying

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

If you have a child who spends time online, then you need to keep an eye out for cyberbullying. In the past, children could escape from the taunts and maliciousness of other children once they went home after school let out for the day, but now these harmful actions can continue into the evening through […]

Learning More About Autism

Friday, February 7th, 2014

If your child has been recently diagnosed with autism, then you may be experiencing a variety of emotions. You may feel overwhelmed, lost and unprepared, but there are many resources that are available to assist you. It is important to get the help you need in order to learn more about your child’s disorder, but […]

Getting Help for Postpartum Depression

Monday, December 9th, 2013

If you have recently had a baby, then your doctor may have spoken with you about postpartum depression. Postpartum depression is a disorder that is widely misunderstood in the medical field, and many doctors disagree about how it should be diagnosed. If you started feeling differently after the birth of your baby, then you need […]