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Twelve Ways to Stay on Your Diet during the Holidays | holiday diet

Holiday Diet For most people, holiday eating leads to abandoning diets and gaining weight. Pre-emptive planning can help prevent that post-holiday bulge without ruining your holiday feast by following these… Twelve Ways to Stay on Your Diet during the Holidays Take or serve fat-free or low-fat dishes for potluck parties Replace sweets with healthy holiday […]

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Beat the Holiday Blues

Typically the holidays evoke visions of happiness and joy with family, friends and holiday gatherings. However, for those without friends or family near, it can be a time of overwhelming sadness, loneliness and stress triggering depression. More than 35 million Americans are affected by depression in their lifetime, and it becomes even more prevalent during the holidays. To […]

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Indications that Your Child May Need Professional Help | talking with kids

All children need daily support and guidance.  However, some children are marked by more serious struggles and may require professional help from outside the family.  It is never too late to reach out for help.  Early intervention may reduce the damage that problems or acting-out behavior might cause. Watch for these… Indications that Your Child […]

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Good Mental Health for Children | childrens mental health

Most parents find it easier to identify a child’s physical needs – balanced and nutritious meals; adequate shelter and clothing; sufficient rest and physical activity; medical care; and a safe living environment.  However, a child’s mental and emotional needs may not be as obvious.  Good mental health allows a child to think clearly and learn; […]

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Help Your Child Get Organized | Organized Child

Developing and maintaining good organizational skills is a key ingredient for success in school and in a child’s life. Anyone can put routines and systems in place to help a child get organized. Ten Ways to Help Your Child Get Organized: 1. Teach your child to use checklists to post assignments, chores, and reminders about […]

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Tips for Talking with Kids

Talking with kids… Parents are often confronted with roadblocks when communicating with their children.  Whether your kids are toddlers or teens, there will be frustrations with communication. Here are… Tips for Talking with Kids of All Ages: Communicate expectations with clear guidelines and boundaries. Maintain a controlled demeanor and calm tone of voice when talking […]

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Newsletters

‘For What It’s Worth’ are segments of information that relate to topics of interest about parenting, relationships, communication, life transitions, and challenges in mental health. +++++++++++ Click here for Dr. Carol Ann Worthing’s two page summary of her Dissertation in The Forensic Therapist: ‘Who are they that drink and drive?’ Re-Printed from: The Forensic Therapist, […]

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