Posts Tagged ‘Education’

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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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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How to Cultivate Positive Parent-Child Communication

Proper communication between you and your children are essential for a positive, healthy relationship. In addition, the way you and your partner converse with other members of the family can have an impact on your child’s development. Starting your children early with a good communication foundation will help as they get older. The good communication…

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ALTERNATIVE TREATMENTS FOR 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 parents are concerned about these ‘mind-altering’ medications being used over a long period of time. Parents and adults…

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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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