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Opening Up About The Holocaust

1 Adar I 5774 – January 31, 2014
She should be grateful that her father is at least talking about his past and that he appears to be taking an active part in his daughter's and her family's life.

Nobody Likes Me, Everybody Hates Me

A national survey reported that over forty percent of students say that they are afraid to go to a school bathroom because of bullying. One in seven children in America reports acting as a bully or being a bully victim.

The Anger Addict

Many times when a couple is arguing they may, unconsciously, trigger childhood anger. So much so, that if we would stop and listen to what they are arguing about, it would sounds like two eight year olds fighting in the back yard.

Phone Therapy: Does It Work?

24 Shevat 5774 – January 24, 2014
But people who are very embarrassed about their issues will sometimes be more open over the phone.

Getting The Interview, And The Job

Watch your weakness. Interviewers are often wary of people who answer, “What is your weakness?” with “I am a perfectionist” or “I work too hard.” Those answers seem disingenuous and often make the interviewee appear insincere.

Passing On One’s Holocaust Experiences

17 Shevat 5774 – January 17, 2014
It is possible that your father is attempting to transfer his wartime experiences in the direction of your 11-year-old grandson since he was the same age when he endured them

The Burden Of Silence: Understanding Selective Mutism

For many years, people suffering from selective mutism, or the inability to speak in certain social situations, were thought to be unstable or abused. Their behavior was attributed to an emotional disturbance. Recent research, however, has proven that the idea that children with selective mutism are disturbed is a myth that should be discredited and exposed.

Saving Mr. Banks: Is It Possible?

Spoiler Alert: Going to see the movie “Saving Mr. Banks”, starring Tom Hanks is not like going to Disney World. Well, it is like going to Disney World if you go mid-August with your triplet toddlers, feed them all cotton candy, and lose your car because you forgot you parked in Pluto 7.394. It's not a happy Disney movie.

Remedies For Sleeping Disorders

10 Shevat 5774 – January 10, 2014
Sleep Terror Disorder generally occurs early in the sleep cycle, usually in the first third of the night during stage 3 or 4 NREM (non-rapid eye movement) sleep – during delta waves, the slowest and highest amplitude brain waves, as opposed to during REM (rapid eye movement) sleep.

Boys In The Back: Equalizing Education

Think about the perfect student, the one who sits quietly, takes notes, and participates when called on. Now, were you imagining a boy or a girl? Chances are, your “perfect” student was a girl.

Wisdom in Parenting

6 Shevat 5774 – January 7, 2014
Most of us instinctively know what good parenting looks like. And yet…

At A Loss For Weight

6 Shevat 5774 – January 6, 2014
My experiences with weight loss programs have made me see that the focus is all on the wrong aspect of "fat".

Parental Disconnect

This particular article has been on my computer for quite some time now – incomplete. What compelled me to complete it was my son's 19th birthday. Born of my first marriage and raised solely by my husband and me for the past seventeen-plus years, my son has only a few memories of time spent with his biological father. My children have made me acutely aware of Parental Disconnect issues. I hope that sharing my thoughts on it will help save others from the pain and confusion we have had to work through.

Adults And ADHD

Dr. Brian Doyle, in his book, Understanding and Treating Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, explains that “When we examine the lives of adults who struggle and fail, repeatedly, sometimes we find symptom patterns like those of children with ADHD…Once they have a proper diagnosis and full treatment, adults with ADHD can change their lives profoundly.”

Life Lessons From Raising An Autistic Child (Part VI)

25 Tevet 5774 – December 27, 2013
They say it takes a village to raise a child, but what happens when the village has no idea what to do with the child?

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