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Information for Parents on Children and Self-Injury

Nonsuicidal self-injury ( NSSI ) is the deliberate, self-inflicted destruction of body tissue resulting in immediate damage, without suicidal intent and for purposes not culturally sanctioned. Self-injury can include a variety . . . read more

Growing Influence of Teen Suicide-Related Media

Parents, with the influx of television shows romanticizing suicide and online suicide-challenge games, the exposure of our kids to suicide as a popular method of dealing with adversity is gaining ground.  There are resources out there . . . read more

Building Perseverance

Does your child give up on difficult tasks easily?  Teaching kids to persevere and keep trying when tasks are difficult is a lesson that will pay dividends throughout their lives.  Click the link below to access some tips for . . . read more

The Damage we do to Children by Celebrating Participation

This article by Dr. Peggy Drexler was copied from Psychology Today .  You can access this article from that website by cliking here .   In Maria Semple’s hilarious new novel,  Where’d You Go, . . . read more

How Humility Makes You a Better Person

Teaching students how to balance confidence and humility is a tricky endeavor, but one that is certainly worth pursuing.  The following article does a great job of outlining in a positive manner just how beneficial leading a humble life . . . read more

Teaching Responsibility

Nearly everyone values a responsible person who takes care of business. If one proves that he is responsible when handling small matters, the person may be rewarded with greater responsibilities. Being responsible also means admitting when . . . read more

Fostering Resiliency

As parents, we always want to be quick to rescue our children from their trials and tribulations.  An unintended negative consequence could be that we never teach our kids how to handle these same obstacles.  The link below is to a . . . read more

Parent's Guide to Substance Abuse

Parents should stay informed about what their children do and what is going in their lives. In order to prevent kids from abusing drugs or help them recover from addiction, parents should understand drug addiction and the effects it has on . . . read more

The Importance of Family Time

https://childdevelopmentinfo.com/psychology/importance-of-family-time-on-kids-mental-health-and-adjustment-to-life/ This is a great article from the Child Development Institute on why it's important that parent and children . . . read more

Why You Should Celebrate Your Mistakes

http://zenhabits.net/why-you-should-celebrate-your-mistakes/ When you make a mistake, big or small, cherish it like it’s the most precious thing in the world. Because in some ways, it is. Most of us feel bad when we make . . . read more

Easing Back to School Anxiety

In this article by Carloine Miller, the author suggess some strategies for easing back to school anxiety.  Click the link below to read the article.   Back to School Anxiety article read more

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