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Strengthening Family Ties with Traditions

The “traditional” family is now only one of a variety of family structures that includes single parent families, two career families, biracial families, blended families with part-time and full-time stepchildren, homosexual couples, grandparents as parents, and households with parents of different religions or cultures. While family composition has been redefined, the basic needs of human […]

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Improving Your Child’s Self-Esteem

It is common to hear that a child’s difficulties in school or at home are due to low self-esteem. What exactly is self-esteem? Why is it important? And what skills does a child need to develop positive self-esteem? Self-esteem is an individual’s measure of personal worth and value. It involves a complex system of feelings, […]

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How to Determine if Your Child Needs Therapy

It is normal and expected for children to experience some difficulty as they grow and mature. They may experience conflicts at home over such issues as toilet training, bedtime and homework. They may encounter problems with parents and peers as they attempt to establish a personal identity and practice relating to others. They may experience […]

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Helping Children Cope with Divorce

The United States has the highest divorce rate among Western nations. In the 1990’s, it was predicted that 40% of all American children would experience a parental divorce. Divorce can have serious psychological consequences and for some children, it is even more devastating than the death of a parent. Divorce is not a simple, isolated […]

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