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Addressing Sibling Aggression: How to Help Your Kids Play Peacefully

January 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

Yelling, hitting, and fighting between siblings is a natural part of growing up. According to the Mayo Clinic, occasional bickering and name-calling prove that a child is learning to speak up for themselves. Excess confrontations or physical violence, however, can […]

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4 Ways to Manage You and Your Child’s Emotions During the Fall Frenzy

January 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

Autumn is a time of transition. Just as students are getting comfortable with the new school year, Daylight Savings Time disrupts our schedules. Unpredictable weather patterns, special events, and a steady stream of visitors further upset our plans. The constant […]

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Teenagers, Anxiety, and Screens: Two Challenges that Face Today’s Teens and How to Overcome Them

By pwsadmin | May 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

According to a recent study of 688 university students, over a third of participants reported feelings of fatigue, loss of sleep quality, and increases in anxiety and depression from overuse of smartphones. Younger people whose brains are still developing are […]

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How to Cultivate Compassion and Gratitude in Your Children

By pwsadmin | May 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

 Social isolation is a serious trend affecting today’s world. While high-speed internet connections give us the illusion of having more friends and acquaintances, statistical facts say otherwise. According to a recent poll, 72% of Americans experienced persistent feelings of loneliness. […]

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3 Ways to Manage Yourself on Bad Days

By pwsadmin | April 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

Stress is a fact of modern adult life. The energy needed to maintain a career, home, family, and social life can be difficult to gather some days. When your personal reserves are running low, your relationships suffer. In addition to […]

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The Friction of the Parent-Child Relationship and How to Overcome It

By pwsadmin | April 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

Before having children, future parents often imagine their offspring will be more cooperative and relatable than those they see around them. Children are, after all, made by combining pieces of each parents’ personality, physical traits, and mental aptitudes. How could […]

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6 Must-Have Parenting Books and Why

By pwsadmin | March 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

  Like the saying goes, babies don’t come with instruction manuals. New parents are often left to figure things out for themselves, using a mix of personal experience and advice from friends and family. Even practiced parents struggle as they […]

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Understanding Limits and Consequences and Their Role in Parenting

By pwsadmin | March 12, 2018 | 1 Comment

Limits and consequences give young ones a solid set of rules to use when making decisions. These concepts are similar but differ in key ways. Knowing these differences enables parents to develop strategies that help their children choose cooperative and […]

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Social Skills – What they are and how to cultivate them

By pwsadmin | February 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

People of all ages benefit from good interpersonal skills at home, school, in the workplace and any other situation that requires a team effort. Children who lack social skills have a hard time relating to others and might struggle to […]

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5 Ways to Help Your Child Build Good Judgement

By pwsadmin | February 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

Judgment is the psychological ability to think critically about life experiences. After evaluating events, encounters and other bits of information, we use our judgment to draw conclusions. Good judgment leads to conclusions that encourage continued growth and overall well-being. Questionable […]

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There is no right way to raise your children

By pwsadmin | February 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

There is no right way to raise your children. There is no hard and fast rule about what will work in your home, with your particular family, your child’s unique personality, the circumstances you are in, the luck or challenges […]

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How to avoid the “SUMMER SLIDE”

By pwsadmin | February 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

It sounds like the star attraction at your local playground, but there’s nothing fun about the summer slide. According to the United States Department of Education, summer slide is the loss of academic abilities during long school breaks. Reading and […]

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