Source : http://www.empoweringparents.com/by Kimberly Abraham, LMSW and Marney Studaker–Cordner, LMSW, Members of The Total Transformation Advisory Board…
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Every parent from every corner of the world wants nothing more than their children, especially their rebellious teenagers, to be safe. But this can never be achieved until they give them the independence they deserve and very importantly NEED! For every parent, their teens…Continue
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Do you liked to be bossed around? Probably not! How…Continue
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Toys and Organization
By Kurt Adams
Getting children's rooms organized can be a bit of a challenge for most parents. You may be able to keep toys and their parts separated into buckets, but that doesn't mean that the kids won't immediately come in behind you and dump them out! Getting things organized in a way that makes the whole room work is the key. Keeping like items together and toys with parts in separate areas is the first step. Then, making other aspects of an…Continue
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Showing Your Teen That You Care
By Christina Botto
"You just don't care!" your teen screams, and then storms away, slamming his or her bedroom door. You're left standing there wondering "but didn't I just show you that I do???"
You're not alone - many parents are facing the same issue. YOU know you care about your son or daughter, but teens have a very different way of thinking and…Continue
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Life Skills For Teenagers
By Lyn Elliott
Remember when you were a teenager? You probably had to juggle school, family time, and maybe even a part time job. Your parents probably did their best to ensure that you stayed out of trouble, and it is very likely that they did a good job of imparting some important life skills to you. Now, you're a parent yourself, and you are faced with the problem of how to provide your teens with the life skills they need to face the…Continue
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Bullycide - When Bullying Leads to Suicide
By Sam Hardman
The term bullycide was originally coined by journalist Neil Marr, who wrote a book called Bullycide: Death at Playtime. This book discusses the torment children and teens suffer from cases of bullying. Some teens and children simply cannot take the torment and the depression they find themselves facing after countless occasions of bullying, bullied…Continue
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Dyslexia Indicators For Children In Elementary School
By Andrew A Dunoon
While there are many indicators to dyslexia, it does not mean however that your child is dyslexic. Some children many learn at different speeds than other children their age. There are many indications that can point to the potential of a child with dyslexia.
Dyslexic Habits In Children
Some of the main indicators for children that are having difficulties with…Continue
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Relieving Tension in the Home
By Kate Villanova
There was a lot of tension in my home when I was growing up. When we were at odds with each other we were taught a very simple coping strategy; avoid it! Of course that didn't solve anything or make it go away; the tension just built up over time, eventually exploding like an erupting volcano.
It's important that our homes be a place where everyone can release their tension in appropriate ways and find a respite…Continue
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Importance Of Strengthening A Childs Self-Esteem
By Jennifer H
For many young children growing up life can be very overwhelming and sometimes depressing without a balanced and healthy sense of self-esteem from an early age.
Self-esteem is invaluable to a childs over all happiness and wellbeing. It's a need and a must, otherwise a child will feel very insecure within them self. Having low self-esteem is…Continue
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I have always considered myself to be an organized individual but I found out quickly I had to step up my game when I began working from home. Just making a TO DO list and checking off items was not cutting it.
First, there are quite a few distractions that can get you off track quickly if you let them. The telephone was my enemy. If it rang, I picked it up.…Continue
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What Are Mobile Devices Teaching Your Kid?
By Suren Ramasubbu
The evening news screams scary headlines ("Pedophilia!", "Cyber-bullying!") that make it seem as if mobile devices in the hands of children are more dangerous than handguns. As a parent myself, I obviously agree that every parent needs to safeguard their child's mobile computing experience. However, mobile devices can be the key to learning and…Continue
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