The Basics of Manners for Kids

In today’s modern culture, it seems that good manners are becoming a forgotten relic of the past. Civility and good behavior in general seems to be increasingly on the decline in our society. Good manners, however, are sometimes difficult to acquire once a person has become an adult. Teaching our children good manners at a young age is crucial if […]

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I Hate My Dad : Child Abuse

But, I Hate My Dad! It is common to have a difficult relationship with your parents, especially during your adolescent years. Dealing with the hectic stress of growing up can be full of unseen pressures and may cause you to feel irritable and angry towards your parents. However, although this is normal, there are certain feelings that can be harmful and […]

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What to do About Bullying?

Bullying is one of the most long lasting and unsettling experiences most human beings will have to deal with in their life. Whether you are young or old, big or little, or any of the other characteristics that can mark you ‘different–you will experience it. Many parents will feel absolutely helpless when they see that their children are being bullied. […]

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Tween – Don’t tell your parents!

Cognitive Development In Terms of Tweens And Its Effect On Tween/Parent Relationships! A tween is officially defined as any boy or girl between the age of 10 and 12. At this age they are getting ready to make the transition from elementary school to junior high school, which thrusts them into a new environment. They go through a lot of […]

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Addressing the Bully Pictures Problem at School and Home

The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry claims that about half of all students in elementary and middle school will experience bullying at school. Bullies intend to intimidate or humiliate others to make themselves look or feel superior. For victims this can be severely damaging, emotionally, socially, and intellectually. It can even be life threatening. But what about bully […]

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