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June 14, 2017
by Hilda Huj

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Parenting Tips: Teen Rebellion

June 14, 2017 05:00 by Hilda Huj

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The topic of teen rebellion has occupied the attention of parents and mental health professionals for a long time now. Therefore, there are many different theories about the teen rebellion. However, while all the theories are different, one thing is always the same - whether the teen is rebelling against socially fitting in (rebellion of non-conformity) or against adult authority (rebellion of non-compliance) - it is never easy to deal with the rebellious teen. [More]

May 11, 2017
by Hilda Huj

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Parenting Tips: Time-Outs & Time-Ins

May 11, 2017 03:00 by Hilda Huj

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Discipline is a process of teaching our children what type of behavior is acceptable and what type is not acceptable. By disciplining our children we teach our children to follow rules. Therefore, well developed disciplining tools are an essential part of every parent's toolbox. [More]

April 17, 2017
by Ruth Gordon, MA, MSW, LCSW

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Who's Afraid of Who

April 17, 2017 08:59 by Ruth Gordon, MA, MSW, LCSW

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One of the truisms that have endured through the ages is the existence of the tension that is derived from the often disavowed rivalry between men and women. Men possess the advantage of physical strength. Women, however, hold what is frequently seen as the ultimate power — the ability to create life. [More]