Character Traits To Teach and Have © Judy H. Wright http://www.ArtichokePress.com Character is the set of qualities that make somebody distinctive. It is the outward manifestation of what you believe inside your mind and spirit. It is your nature, personality and moral fiber. Your character is the attitude and set of mind which indicates to others who you are and what you stand for.
By GalTime Contributor, Tara Weng, for GalTime.com Terri Devine is a typical mother to three children in many ways. Hopeful, busy and full of worry and excitement for her brood. Her eldest child, a son named Jack, was born with Down syndrome. She learned to adjust to a 'new normal' right after he was born.
Much has been studied and written about Empty Nest Syndrome – the emotional impacts on parents/caregivers after children come of age and leave home. But little has been written, researched, or remedied regarding the emotional impacts and resulting psychological trauma on the non-custodial parent as a result of divorce.
Some time ago I worked with a mom who, as a consequence for some unpleasant behaviors, took away her 13-year old son's cell phone for three days. There was a scene with him (let's call him Scott) with the usual retorts -- It's not fair, you can't do that, it's MY phone, and so on. Forty-eight hours later he told her he was glad she took it away from him. Hold the phone! I mean, wait a minute. What's wrong with this picture? It turns out that there is everything right with the picture.
Bullying can best be defined as an imbalance of power. Whenever there is an imbalance of power or strength that is either real or perceived there is a potential for the greater power to intentionally threaten or harm the weaker one. This power struggles usually takes place over a sustained period of time and has the potential to escalate into violence.
By GalTime Parenting Pro, Michele Borba, Ed.D., for GalTime.com 6 Steps to Take When Your Child and his Teacher Just Can’t Get Along What should you do when your child doesn’t like his teacher? Should you call the principal or sit on the class? Or should you brush it off as a normal childhood grievance and move on?
By Coupons.com, Jeanette Pavini, for GalTime.com smart strategies for saving $ Is the rising cost of Halloween starting to SCARE you? Candy, costumes and decorations-- they all add up. But Halloween doesn't have to be an expensive holiday. Coupons.com Household Savings Expert Jeanette Pavini has some tips on how to keep the costs low... and the spirits high this Halloween.
Child abuse is the physical, sexual, or emotional mistreatment or neglect of a child or children. Eventually, the child becomes an adult. While childhood abuse does not define a person, it can creep it's way into our relationships without knowing.
Words can hurt or heal. Choose the words you say so your voice will be one of encouragement and praise, rather than demeaning and negative. Change the way you talk to others, and change their lives and yours. Empower those you incounter with encouraging words and phrases. I want to share a story with you about why I am so driven to teach, guide and mentor parents, coaches, counselors, police, teachers and other adults who are in a position to work with young people. Tell Me The Words To Say
This is indicative of most of the scare tactics used on young girls in particular, and with recent research showing that teens are more uncomfortable talking about sex with their parents than their parents are, it begs the question why.