All posts tagged "mental health"

  • A Simple Childhood May Protect Against Mental Issues

    A study was conducted by Kim John Payne, the author of the book Simplicity Parenting whereby he simplified the lives of children with attention deficit disorder. Within just 4 months, 68% of the children went from being...

    • Posted November 20, 2016
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  • 13 Warning Signs of Mental Illness in a Child

    Most parents have an instantaneous desire to protect their children. We tend to our children’s needs: If an unexplained rash appears, we see the doctor. If a fever spikes, we see the doctor. If a bone seems injured, we...

    • Posted October 23, 2016
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  • 6 Reasons Why Practicing Self-Care Makes You a Better Parent

    6 Reasons Why Practicing Self-Care Makes You a Better Parent Parenting is hard. In fact, as rewarding as it is, it’s downright exhausting. Think about it: you’re showing your kids how to interact with others, how to...

    • Posted October 18, 2016
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  • 8 Effective Tips For Back-to-School Anxiety In Young Children

    As parents prepare their children for the school year to begin, it’s easy to get swept up in all the details: Are the school medical forms filled out? What’s left on the school supplies list? Have you...

    • Posted August 12, 2016
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  • Getting Help With Postpartum Depression Makes You a Good Mom

    Postpartum Depression is so common yet many mothers still feel a sense of shame in getting help with their postpartum depression. It’s almost contradictory: by standing up and saying, “I feel sad and think I have postpartum...

    • Posted June 13, 2016
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    Does Your Child Have Depression? Here`s Some Common Signs

    According to the National Institute of Mental Health in 2014,  an estimated 2.8 million teens ages 12-17 in the United States have had at least one major depressive episode. With a number like that, it’s safe to...

    • Posted June 10, 2016
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  • Nightly Affirmations Benefit Your Toddler’s Well-Being

    In the book, The Help, by Katherine Stockett, the nanny tells the child she helps raise, “You is kind.  You is smart.  You is important”.  She tells her this daily, in an attempt to inoculate the child...

    • Posted May 5, 2016
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  • 5 Things My Husband Taught Me That Make Me a Happier Mama

    My husband and I both have very different personality types and modes of operation.  We also both like to be right.  Sometimes we conduct ours lives so differently we annoy the bejeezus out of one another, but...

    • Posted March 23, 2016
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