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Archives for June, 2010

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The Gift Of Courage Comes From Facing Fear


Hello, readers.  This post is about those hardest moments in your life and your kids' lives, the moments you hope to avoid but often can't.  Your child faces immense disappointment, has to endure something difficult, or has to learn how to cope with strong yucky emotions.  They all have them, and it's up to us as parents to teach them how to get through them.  I know I've written about...
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General

Happy Father's Day


Today is the official "celebrate your dad" day.  Hopefully, the dads in your life already know how much you appreciate them besides just the third Sunday in June.

Dads do so much for their kids over their whole lifetimes.  A lot of times, they don't share the same kind of limelight that moms get when it comes to parenting.  Dads do some very important, unique things...
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Depression

Know Your Premenstrual Symptoms Well


You would think that after years of dealing with a hormonal cycle that I'd learn a thing or two!  Sometimes, premenstrual symptoms can still sneak up on you.  The trick is to realize them and evaluate whether it is typical PMS or something more - premenstrual dysphoric disorder.

What Is Normal For Your Premenstrual Symptoms?

Just recently I've been paying more attention to my sleep during my premenstrual time.  Even if I...
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Around the Web

Family Mental Health Around The Web #12


My recent post on family addiction issues has prompted me to check for online resources about the family violence.  I was pleased to find several websites to share.  These were all found with just a search for "family violence resources" if you would like to explore further on your own.

Office for Victims of Crime

In the age of computers, you can't be too careful when it comes to violence...
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