Posts Tagged ‘African-American’

Single Fatherhood

  HAPPY FATHER’S DAY TO ALL THE DADS OUT THERE!   Single Fatherhood is not discussed as much as single motherhood. In some aspects, single fatherhood is more difficult because all the help out there for single parents is geared towards mothers. You can walk into any bookstore and find 100’s of books about being…

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Parenting Styles: Which One are You?

Psychologists have long studied how parents affect their child’s development. Finding actual cause-and-effect links between the actions of parents and future behavior of children is very difficult, however. As a parent, your approach to how you raise your child is as unique as you. People cannot just wake up and be a different person because…

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The Injustice of the Juvenile Criminal Justice System

The corrupt justice system is causing a serious impediment to any anti-corruption efforts we as a people want to change. What exactly is the criminal justice system? According to the National Center for Victims of Crime, “the criminal justice system is the set of agencies and processes established by governments to control crime and impose penalties…

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Alternative Treatments For Children With ADHD

Update: Since it is Children’s Mental Health Week, I wanted to reintroduce the topic of Children with ADHD. Not many studies have looked at the long-term effects of ADHD medications. There has been some research done, though, and it raises red flags. Stimulant medications can be effective and provide a relative feeling of safety, but…

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The Role of Stepparents

When one out of two marriages ends in divorce, and 75% remarry, stepfamilies are not an uncommon occurrence anymore. Establishing a stepfamily or blended family can be a challenge, but the challenges depend on the people involved. There are many good things about having a stepfamily, like extra nurturing and security, but there are problems…

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The Truth of Single Fatherhood

Single Fatherhood is not discussed as much as single motherhood. In some aspects, single fatherhood is more difficult because all the help out there for single parents is geared towards mothers. You can walk into any bookstore and find 100’s of books about being a single mom, how to live as a single woman and…

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PARENTING STYLES: WHICH ONE ARE YOU?

  Psychologists have long studied how parents affect their child’s development. Finding actual cause-and-effect links between the actions of parents and future behavior of children is very difficult, however. As a parent, your approach to how you raise your child is as unique as you. People cannot just wake up and be a different person…

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HOW ADHD IMPACTS AFRICAN AMERICAN CHILDREN

  October is Attention Deficit/Hyperactive Disorder Awareness month. This year, 2016, the theme is “Knowing is Better.” It is better for everyone (parents, young adults, adults) to know that ADHD is a part of their or their children’s lives so that they can seek the help that is needed. This helps in school, workplaces and…

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