Is Your Child is Struggling at School?

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Is Your Child is Struggling at School? There will come a time when many children and teens struggle at school. And not just in primary school but also in college or at university. what can you do as a parent to help identify when a child is struggling at school and how to help them

Overcoming Bitterness and Disappointment

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Is there something bothering you? Is it something that is too difficult or upsetting to talk about? HsS someone let you down,disappointed you by their words or by their actions? Has someone hurt you? Do you find it hard to forgive someone because you are in so much pain? Are you holding on to words that

Parental Estrangement CBC Interview

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In case you miss the radio show, CBC Ontario Today, you can listen in to Nataxja Cini MSW RSW, talk about Parental Estrangement. It was a great call-in show. We heard many parents and children talk about their experiences and what helped them. We heard some current ongoing tragic sad stories and some really happy

Parental Estrangement


Parental Estrangement: What to do when your Kids don’t want to talk to you 1) Estrangement as identity Many adult children cut off their parents because they have no other way to establish their own feelings of autonomy and independence. They haven’t yet mastered how to feel close to their parent and not feel too

Talking to your Child about their Weight

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Talking to your child about their weight is a very sensitive and touchy subject. How do you, as a parent, voice your concerns about their weight and not alienate, embarrass or shame your child? Too often this conversation abut eating habits and food choices ends up focusing on being overweight, and fat and not on healthy eating or