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Family and Individual Counselling

BILL OF RIGHTS FOR BEHAVIORALLY CHALLENGING KIDS

lives inthebalance.org Collaborative & Proactive Solutions The Next Generation of Solving Problems Collaboratively If we don’t start doing right by kids with social, emotional, and behavioral challenges, we’re going to keep losing them at an astounding rate. Doing the right thing
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Why Do Girls Tend to Have More Anxiety Than Boys?

The laid-back, underachieving boy; the hyperachieving, anxious girl. Over the three decades since I graduated from medical school, and especially over the past 10 years, this pattern has become increasingly common in my practice. In one case, which is pretty typical, my patient’s pare
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Holding On to Our Kids in a Digital World

by Deborah MacNamara Digital devices provide kids with the capacity to connect with each other like never before. No longer confined by geography , classroom walls or home, they have unprecedented access to a constant stream of friends, information and entertainment. While our kids em
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You CAN Stop Yelling. Here’s your 10 step plan.

You CAN Stop Yelling. Here’s your 10 step plan. By Aha! Parenting “I’m trying stop yelling, but I can’t. And I can’t imagine getting my kids to listen if I don’t yell at them. …Can you move in with me for a week?!” – Cheralynn Like Chera
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Importance of Early Years (3)

Importance of Early Years (3)
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Heart and Mind Conference: Human Connection in a Digital World

Dr. Kim Schonert-Reichl (http://sel.ecps.educ.ubc.ca/dr-kimberly-schonert-reichl/) – Humans are wired to connect. It is a basic need like food, shelter and is essential for survival. – Social isolation increases our chance of death by 32% – Connection through touch i
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15 Adorable Facts About How Babies Learn from Mental Floss

  For the first few years of a baby’s life, everything in the world is new. Learning is a 24/7 process. They have to figure out how to move their bodies, how to manipulate objects, how to understand and use language, and more. It’s an understandably exhausting process. Here are 1
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How to Raise a Responsible Child

  We all want to raise responsible children. And we all want to live in a world where others have been raised to be responsible, a world where adults don’t shrug off their responsibilities as citizens. As my son said, surveying the littered park when he was three, “Don̵
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Breastfeeding Tips

  Courtesy of Mothering Magazine, here’s Breastfeeding 101: A primer of everything you need to know about nursing to get you started. Before you know it, you’ll be completely comfortable nursing your baby — and awed at the amazing dance of mothers and infants th
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Recommended Reading

In the Family Resource Library: Kids are Worth it Raising Boys Helping Children Cope with Stress Nobody’s Perfect Children Will Learn What They Live Things That Go Bump in The Night 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens Helping Children Cope with Separation and Loss Guiding your Child Th
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