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Making The Best Changes: Fixing Our Bad Parenting

September 10, 2019

We’re all human, we all make mistakes, and we have emotional crosses to bear. But sometimes, when we witness emotional issues like anxiety in our children, we have a direct impact on this. Turning the mirror onto ourselves is something that we need to do, but it’s a challenging thing to undertake because it means admitting that we make mistakes. And when we have children, and we think we do everything we can for them, sometimes we have to learn…

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Starting a new school in a new city: how to ease the transition?

August 13, 2019
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Post by resident author Sally Norton   Moving to a new city and starting a new school can be tough for children. For them, comfort zone and familiarity with places and people are very important factors, so losing all of that might seem like a disaster. That is why almost all children experience stress and anxiety when they switch schools. Luckily, there are some things that you can do to help your child feel more comfortable, build coping skills and…

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It Isn’t The End.

August 2, 2019

As you get older – especially if you are a woman – there is usually only one question on everyone’s lips: When are you having a baby? Most people ask this question in complete innocence, with no idea of the effect that such a simple question has just had on you. They don’t mean to be insensitive when they ask you about your dreams for creating a family of your own: they simply are enquiring as to whether you have…

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How to Look and Feel Your Best

July 16, 2019

We all want to look and feel our best, but the truth is that sometimes life can make that a little bit difficult. We’re busier than we’d like to be, we have responsibilities, and then there’s always that old nemesis – aging – bringing us down. Or that’s one way to look at it. The other is that it’s always possible to look and feel our best, no matter how old we may be, if we just take steps to…

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Is Objectifying a good thing to teach to our children?

June 5, 2019

Objectifying definition: “degrade to the status of a mere object.”   Our world has changed. Things are now taking a turn that everyone speaks about things that in the 80’s or 90’s were hidden, but thank goodness, people are now talking. Bullying is now a battle, still exists and many will turn the back or eyes to it, but it still happens but many are taking the internet to have a voice and push forward laws about it. BUT… what…

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How to Build a Connection With Your Teen

January 9, 2019

There is an epidemic of mental health issues among modern teens, and parents are often unsure about what to do. How can you help a troubled teen? How do you identify a mental health issue as distinct from normal, healthy teenage “growing pains”? How can you get help for your teen? It all starts with taking the time to build a connection.     What do you mean by building a connection? Whenever anyone gets help, that help almost always…

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Is Trust a basic rule for Relationships?

November 28, 2018

Yes, it is. There is no Relationship that is happy or that would last without trust. Maybe is a new Love and everything is Cloud 9, all smiles and those butterflies in the stomach, but as soon as the trust hits you… You analyze whether that person is trustworthy or not. I have lived in several places with different cultures and let me tell you some are really very different from what I have grown up with. Heck, the world has changed!…

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When a relationship ends: What happens now?

September 30, 2018

Either in a lovers relationship or a very old friendship, what happens after so many memories were made and how do we cope after it ends? Because sometimes in life, things end sooner than we think. How do we carry on and how do we feel? Here are some things I have learned in my life.   Set it Free     Life is all about setting us free. Some are harder than others, some are more easy but easy…

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Reconnecting With People You Love

September 6, 2018

Life moves so quickly with career, family and health being the main priority in everyday life. We live in a world so saturated with technology and ways that we can communicate that it seems quite daft that we would even need a reminder to stay in touch with our friends. We spend time on our smartphones and scrolling social media, but all of our methods of staying connected may not actually keep us connected; in fact, they can mean that…

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