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Practical Tips To Survive The 1st Trimester Of Pregnancy
Oct10

Practical Tips To Survive The 1st Trimester Of Pregnancy

So, you’ve gotten over the elation of being pregnant. Now, despite the joy of having a little one growing in your belly, you (and your husband or boyfriend) need to deal with the nagging symptoms of pregnancy. Here are just a few tips to help you to survive: 1. Get plenty of rest: Most likely, you will be more tired than ever before during the first trimester. Listen to your body and go to bed or take naps when you are feeling tired....

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The Parent Teen Relationship And How To Improve It
Jun17

The Parent Teen Relationship And How To Improve It

It was the homework that did it. Each night became a challenge in how I was going to get my son, a non-academic, to do his homework. I tried patience, encouragement, and teaching, all to no avail. I moved on to bribery, threats and punishment, still no success. Finally I tried anger, frustration and tears, but still no joy. At the end of my tether I knew it was time for a change. Looking back on my behaviour I could see how I had...

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Are You Chasing Dollars Or Your Kids?
May27

Are You Chasing Dollars Or Your Kids?

Striking a perfect balance between work and home today can be difficult task for most of us. However, do you ever wonder if your spending too much time chasing money and not enough with your children? Everything in moderation right? Haven’t we been told this countless times and yet still we tend to find ourselves constantly plunging into excess. It seems that we always do too much of one thing for the sacrifice of many others and...

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The Hidden Effects Of Childhood Maltreatment And How Life Coaching Can Help
May15

The Hidden Effects Of Childhood Maltreatment And How Life Coaching Can Help

Violence against women is one of the primary health problems facing adults today. Many people are not aware that childhood maltreatment is a powerful risk factor for health problems in adulthood. Its victims can suffer lifelong health effects. Maltreatment is best viewed as a risk factor for a wide range of subsequent health problems. Were you neglected, sexually abused or physically abused as a child? An important step is to face the...

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Most Parents Are Not Idiots Or Negligent — So Why Do We Need Compulsory-Attendance Laws?
May06

Most Parents Are Not Idiots Or Negligent — So Why Do We Need Compulsory-Attendance Laws?

Why do we need compulsory-attendance laws? Why compel parents to send their children to public schools? Wouldn’t parents naturally educate their children without compulsion? Human nature and history prove this to be the case. All over the world, parents push to educate their children, with or without public schools. In Japan, school is compulsory only up to the equivalent of junior high school (ninth-grade level). High schools in...

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