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July 19, 2017
by Hilda Huj

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Parenting Tips: Talking about Death with Children

July 19, 2017 05:00 by Hilda Huj

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Death is a part of our everyday life, however, it never gets easy to deal with it. Actually, death represents one of the greatest emotional challenges we will face during our lifetimes. And, despite the fact that it happens so often, we will probably never get fully used to dealing with death. Especially, if it is a death of a person that is very close to us. [More]

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]

December 12, 2016
by Ruth Gordon, MA, MSW, LCSW

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Childhood Revisited

December 12, 2016 02:23 by Ruth Gordon, MA, MSW, LCSW

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What is the one activity of childhood that is, in all likelihood, universally accepted as an effective way to withdraw from the pandemonium of daily life? What will occupy the mind and restore serenity in less time than one can measure? What is the diversion that has been adopted by the world of adults and has sold over 12 million units of functional escape from reality as the numbers continue to grow? [More]

September 27, 2016
by Hilda Huj

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Immigrant Children: Value of Play Therapy

September 27, 2016 22:02 by Hilda Huj

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Throughout human history, migration has been a fact of life. However, as a result of globalization, it currently affects more people than ever before. Amnesty International ("People on the move", n.d.) reports that more than 230 million people live outside their country of birth. That is about 3% of the world's global population. And that number grows every day. [More]