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Jump-Starting Boys: Help Your Reluctant Learner Find Success in School and Life

April 4, 2015

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Jump-Starting Boys: Help Your Reluctant Learner Find Success in School and Life  by Pam Withers and Cynthia Gill — Why is your smart, perceptive son suddenly struggling at school? Are daily arguments about homework turning your home into a battle zone? It is no secret that boys are falling behind in education, with fewer young […]

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Bonding through everyday adventure

May 21, 2014

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Bonding through everyday adventure by Laura Lofgreen —  Taking a child to an amusement park for the first time is an amazing experience. A parent and child can laugh out loud on the kiddy roller coaster and gaze in wonder at a park full of princess castles and superhero adventures. Evening parades may bubble forth […]

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First date — frog or prince

August 24, 2013

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by Morgan Rose —  Let us face it, first dates can be awkward. Some would say pure torture. You are trying to be perfect. He is trying to be perfect. Neither of you are perfect, whatever perfect means. And, realistically, does pretending to be perfect prove he is a man who can love you? Of […]

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Relationships and your inner child

January 11, 2013

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by Lisa Angelini —  Many of us are aspiring to have happy, loving relationships. This can become a reality for everyone, but only after we have a healthy and loving relationship with ourselves. However, we sometimes unconsciously carry our wounded inner child into our adult relationships, because we carry what we term “baggage” from past […]

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The new experience of childhood

July 12, 2012

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by Mary M. Ernsberger —  As a parent, how often do you think back to your childhood? When your teenage son asks you for permission to hang out with his friends past curfew, do you respond immediately or do you take the time to talk with him and find out why? When your teenage daughter […]

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Is your tween/teen suffering from nature deficit disorder?

February 23, 2012

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by Vanessa Chamberlain —  The signs and symptoms of nature deficit disorder (NDD) sound like checklists you have heard for other common diagnoses such as ADD/ADHD (attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder), ODD (oppositional defiant disorder), LFT (low frustration-tolerance) and manic-depressive disorder (bipolar). In his 2005 book, Last Child in the Woods, author Richard Louv coined the term […]

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Homeopathic psychiatry: Low self-esteem

February 23, 2012

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by Dr. Edward Gogek —  Kevin graduated with an MBA but was disappointed at work. He said, “I feel underutilized. They have given me a kid’s job, like my first job as a teenager. And I make less money than before my degree. I take pride in what I do, but I do not get […]

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