Parenting

How to Talk to Kids about War, Terrorism and Other Tough Topics

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With school shootings, terrorism and war dominating the news, it can seem like no one is safe. While adults have the ability to put these scary scenarios out of their minds, children aren’t so lucky. These uncontrollable situations can make a child feel unsafe and insecure. And it may be difficult to know how to […]

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Could MY Child be the Bully?

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You may have seen our three-part series about the different types of bullying as we looked at the differences in boys, girls, and even bullying through social media. Another vital part to keep children safe from bullies is detecting the bully. But what happens if you suspect your child may be the cause of the […]

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Is Your Child Acting Out At School?

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How to Communicate with Teachers about Behavior Problems We would like to think our children are angels. Perfectly behaved wherever they go, but we know that’s not always the case. As children adjust to the structure of school or new social opportunities, behavior problems can arise. It is important to be involved in your child’s […]

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What You Should Know about Learning

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Your child is busy at school, and before you know it, it comes time to talk to the teacher—either you love these conversations or you dread them. It’s good to connect with your child’s teacher and find out how well your child is performing in class. Or, more importantly how well your child is learning. […]

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Does My Teen Have an Eating Disorder? 10 Things to Look For

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Your daughter takes one bite of toast in the morning and says she’s full. Her brother says she threw her lunch away. As you call your family for dinner your daughter says she isn’t hungry. Could these be signs of an eating disorder? It can be scary to think your teenager may have an eating […]

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A Look Behind Bullying—in Social Media

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Technology has added a new form of bullying, which means more bullying is occurring outside the classroom. Think of all the time kids are in front of a screen. They are constantly chatting, networking and socializing with friends. Now bullying is not only occurring in the halls at school or activities, but every time they […]

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A Look Behind Bullying—in Girls

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Girls flock together –whether it’s on the playground, at a sleepover or just going to the restroom. But what if your daughter doesn’t fit in? Is she at risk of being bullied? Psychotherapist Kelly McCabe, helps us understand bullying and what to look for in boys, girls and even through social media. This three-part blog […]

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A Look Behind Bullying—in Boys

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This three-part blog series will help you understand bullying and how it may impact your child. As children get older, they usually spend the majority of their day away from their parents. As they attend school, clubs, sports and other programs, they interact with other kids. For parents, it can be scary to think about […]

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