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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

Are these Just Pre wedding Jitters?

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Pre Wedding Jitters You’ve bought the dress, booked the reception, planned the honeymoon, and sent the invitations. And now you’re unsure she or he is the ONE? Feeling sick to your stomach or feeling anxious? Does the sight of the dress fill you with dread? Feeling like you may have made a mistake saying “yes”

Can Meditation help Depression?


Can meditation help depression? A daily 20 mins meditation routine can have a powerful & positive daily impact on your quality of life. We live in a face paced world full of distraction. Our minds are always racing, and we’re constantly seeking something or other to meet our needs and desires. Depression can steal all



My first year away and I’m homesick Your teen was so excited when she or he received their letter of acceptance! All summer your teen dreamed about moving away from home starting the next chapter of their life, being away from Mom and Dad and now the day has arrived. You might still have stuff

Achieving a Balanced Lifestyle

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Nataxja Cini from Family-Therapy speaks with Lianne Laing of CTV News about Work Life Balance. We live in a fast paced environment and lifestyle. We want things done now. We have express lanes on our highways, express checkouts at the grocery store and we search for easy fast to make dinners before we rush off

Transgender Issues – can we talk?


“OMG, did you SEE the Vanity Fair cover?!” For millions of people around the world this month, this was a familiar comment. On my own social media feeds I read comments that ran from “Yuk” to “Gorgeous” to “Can’t say I ‘understand’, but think ‘she’ is beautiful. Hope she is happy, everyone deserves to be!”