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Margaret Martin, right, poses with student Jose Correa during a Harmony Project open house at the Ramon C. Cortines School for Visual and Performing Arts in Los Angeles. I went to Los Angeles to report a story on brain science .
8 hrs ago | Psychology Today
You probably communicate telegraphically when you're unexpectedly placed in an awkward situation with your young child. For instance, there you are at a baseball game with your seven-year old daughter or son, and staring you in the face from behind left field is a huge billboard with the letters V-I-A-G-R-A next to a picture of a man smiling.
12 hrs ago | Psychology Today
Our last post covered some basic facts about sperm donation and included a narrative about the process of choosing sperm. This post explores the more emotionally charged topic of pursuing single parenting if you are partner-less not by choice.
16 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal
Judge Jean Schmidt quite literally has seen generations of families pass before her during her work as a Shawnee County District Court judge and earlier as an assistant district attorney. "Each and every day, I see people come through here who I prosecuted or who were victims through the years," Schmidt said.
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Many women with ADHD live with a painful secret: "Shame, unfortunately, seems to be the name of the game, for many women I have worked with who have ADHD," said Terry Matlen, MSW, ACSW, a psychotherapist and ADHD coach. Even women with advanced degrees in demanding, high-powered positions feel incredibly overwhelmed once they get home, stressed out by all the household details, she said.
Sarah Smith last week won A 160,000 compensation from Bradford City council after it admitted a breach of duty in not removing her from the family home But between Sarah Smith and her eight year-old-boy lies a dark, explosive secret that is threatening to tear them apart. Because the father of Sarah's son is her own father.
EXPERT GUIDANCE: Rev Boyle with, left, single parent Heather Beatty, Dr Alison Blakeway and, right, solicitor Chantal Findlay who will be providing guidance during the course The Reverend Charlie Boyle from All Saints Church, on Western Road, is leading the Restored Lives: Recovery from Divorce and Separation course, running from Wednesday, October 1, at 7pm, for six weeks. Reverend Boyle, now happily married to Sarah, with whom he has three children, has been through divorce and wants to offer help to others in handling the trauma and loss felt by those involved.
You might assume that Steve Jobs raised his kids with an iPad in each hand and a Mac computer in every room, but the technology giant was actually surprisingly analog when it came to raising his kids. In 2010, while being interviewed by Nick Bilton, Jobs revealed that he didn't know what his kids thought of the iPad because his kids had actually never used them.
A Queensland woman who agreed to give her newborn baby to a couple she had known for years, then tried to get the child back eight months later by taking her during a joint counselling sessions now seeking custody of the child in the Family Court. A Federal Circuit Court judgment reveals that, in August last year, the mother agreed to give the little girl to her female friends after giving birth because she already had three children aged between eight and 17 and did not think she could properly care for her.
Children are in our care for a limited amount of time, generally spanning two decades. During that time, their needs change drastically yet gradually from year to year.
Corey Simms is not happy with Leah Messer 's parenting skills, and he is sharing his concerns on the reality show. Radar Online reports on Friday that the " Teen Mom 2 " star wants a different custody arrangement for his two daughters.
In families, the perception that parents have a favorite is linked with the less-favored children being twice as likely to use alcohol, cigarettes or drugs. For parents worrying about keeping score and managing perceptions of fairness, one expert has some very simple advice.
Healthy adults are a diverse population, outstandingly different in our goals and intentions. The legendary psychologist Erik Erikson noted that most healthy people mature in predictable phases.
A new weight-loss medication for the overweight and obese has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Adminstration.
Some parents may make things worse for their anxious kids by falling into what researchers call the "protection trap" -- reassuring them, lavishing them with attention or making the threat go away, according to the results of a small study. The finding indicates that certain coddling behaviors may actually boost anxiety, although the study doesn't prove a cause-and-effect relationship.
Angus Council has launched two groups which aim to give Looked After children and care leavers a stronger voice in determining the way services are developed and run in Angus. The Children and Young Person's Consultation group will meet monthly and gives children and young people the opportunity to meet, share experiences and identify changes they consider would help Looked After children and care leavers.
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