Monthly Archives: December 2011

The Difference Between Confidence and Arrogance!

The Difference Between Confidence and Arrogance!

True confidence is a feeling of inner security. Confident people do not feel the need to compare themselves to others or to belittle the accomplishments of anyone else. Raise children with secure confidence tempered by humbleness, and they will be well-adjusted adults. Continue reading

Neurofeedback Therapy for Children with ADD and ADHD

Neurofeedback Therapy for Children with ADD and ADHD

An advantage to neurofeedback therapy for ADD and ADHD is the fact that changes appear to be much more permanent. Unlike medication that wears off after a few hours and only masks the problem in the first place, neurofeedback therapy appears to actually have longer- lasting behavioral effects. Continue reading

When Parents Take Over-Protectiveness to the Extreme

When Parents Take Over-Protectiveness to the Extreme

A parent’s neurotic behavior serves as a blueprint after which a child will model their own lives. The unfortunate outcroppings of teaching a child to give in to inappropriate fears are wide ranging. At the very least, children suffer from a sense of powerlessness, lack of confidence, and low self-esteem. The worst cases, however, are characterized by debilitating levels of anxiety, chronic clinical depression, and suicidal tendencies. Continue reading

Should My Teen Be My Facebook Friend?

Should My Teen Be My Facebook Friend?

A recent report from the Pew Research Center found that the parents who friended their children on Facebook were most likely to talk to their teens about online safety. On the other hand, the survey found that these parents were much more likely to experience conflict with their teens about social media. Continue reading

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