Family

When ‘Life Sucks’, What Should Parents Do?

Parenting has often been described as the hardest job on earth. When children are little, it seems as if their needs are endless and that you will never be done with them. However, what many parents learn as their children begin to enter their adolescent and teen years is that this is when the real

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Is Family Defined by Biology?

Family means something different to everyone. It is not necessarily defined by biology or blood. Instead, it is defined by the bonds people have for one another whether they are blood relatives or close friends who seem more like family. Some people are closer to the friends they have made in their lives than they

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Helping the Victim of Bullying and Their Family- Part II

Helping the victim of bullying with the aid of the victim’s family To see how the family members deal with and feel about one another, the person who’s tasked for helping the victim of bullying may want to use mapping tools like life space diagrams. Life space diagrams are representations of the emotional connectivity of

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Helping the Bullying Victim and the Victim’s Family

Family System’s Approach with helping the bullying victim No one can live on his own. No one can go through his life without needing the support of others and without feeling the need to support others at the same time. Most of us would have families we can ask help from when we are in distress.

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Learning How To Prevent Bullying

How to prevent bullying is a question that seriously needs some answers. A number of high profile cases has placed teenage bullying front and centre on the platform of parental and social concern. With bullying becoming such a prevalent issue, many are wondering what can be done to teach parents and children how to prevent

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What to Do if your Child is a Bully? A Parent’s Resource

What to Do if your Child is a Bully A lot of the times, a parent might not be willing to face the fact that their loved one is capable of abuse, and it’s always a painful process to start questioning your own parenthood and wonder where you went wrong. But at the risk of

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Parents and Bullying: take charge!

So what about Parents and Bullying, It’s not easy dealing with situations that happen to your children. It becomes more difficult when you have to handle situations that contain extreme bullying. One of the most hurtful things a child can experience is bullying words. It makes you feel more than a victim; it makes you

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The Importance of Maintaining Home Safety

If there’s any place where you should feel safe and secure, it’s your home. As a parent, it’s your responsibility to make your home a safe environment for your kids. Having active children increases the risk of accidents due to their desire to explore. Child-proofing your home can give you greater assurance of your kids’

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Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

Scary stories to tell in the dark can be a lot of fun. When you have a sleepover or are camping they can help to give a little more mystery and excitement to the event. This is why it is helpful to know a few scary short stories as well as tips for telling these

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The History and Meaning of the Purity Ring

“True Love Waits” and “The Silver Ring Thing” are just some of the most common names that the purity ring is known by. This little ring practice has become almost a cultural taboo, a great controversy, and you are lucky to see this type of ring anywhere outside the Christian church. However, many individuals have

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