Category Archives: Stress

‘Sesame Street’ to air hurricane special

It focuses on Big Bird’s loss — his nest is ruined, and after it’s been repaired, he returns home only to find that the nest still isn’t safe for habitation. Kudos to PBS! ‘Sesame Street’ to air hurricane special | … Continue reading

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Children and Domestic Violence

UNICEF defines domestic violence or intimate partner violence as “a pattern of assaultive and coercive behaviours including physical, sexual and psychological attacks, as well as economic coercion used by adults or adolescents against their current or former intimate partners.” Domestic violence can include slapping, … Continue reading

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Signs of Self-Harm: What a Parent Should Know

From the Child Mind Institute. via Signs of Self-Harm: Dolly Discusses What a Parent Should Know – YouTube.

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Is Your Child Involved in Too Many Activities?

Recently, a reader asked how she can determine if her child is enrolled in too many extra curricular activities. She also wanted to know the best way to help her child balance such activities with the academic demands of school. Her … Continue reading

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