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How To Play with Your Kids This Summer

Summer holidays are coming – and it’s a great opportunity for parents to engage with their children in creative and fun play. For kids, summer means having the luxury of enjoying their time unrestricted by school. It’s a chance for families to spend quality time together and enjoy the outdoors. How parents can plan for… Read more »

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12 Dos & Don’ts To Help Kids Deal with Parental Separation

There are many actions that parents can take to help their children deal with parental separation or divorce. The following recommendations will help all family members adapt to their new circumstances with greater success: Stop or limit contact between the natural parents if this contact continues to result in arguing, yelling, screaming, crying upset, name… Read more »

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Ways To Help Your Child Overcome Anxiety

Anxiety is a normal response to something dangerous or stressful. Anxiety can be an adaptive response when it motivates us or warns us of danger. However, anxiety can also show up unexpectedly, causing such distress that it interferes with a person’s ability to lead a normal life. It can affect the way that we think,… Read more »

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Steps to Help Your Kids Become Effective Money Managers

The way we spend money is based on our family value systems. Our parents first influence our attitudes towards money. With that in mind, it is important for parents to think about how they are going to teach their children to be responsible consumers and money-handlers. Children need to learn about the value and function… Read more »

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8 Guidelines for Family Discussions

Having effective family conversations can be challenging. Whether you have scheduled meetings or more casual family discussions during meal-time or as the need arises, there are basic guidelines that can help you to have productive family dialogue. Include all family members. Children need to be included. It is important that every family member gets the… Read more »

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