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21 Aug 2014

11 Tricks To Empathic Parenting When Teaching Kids Nutrition

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Lots of people think that empathic parenting might mean giving in to kids and even indulging and spoiling them. It does not mean this at all, if parenting is done right. When it comes to food, we have to have some very clear ideas in mind. After all, we are facing a national emergency, given […]

14 Jul 2014

Neuroscientist Claims ADHD Is Not A Real Disease

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If the UK figures are anything to go by (56% increase in about 6 years), then ADHD drugs are being over prescribed. But are they really effective? Why did the Care Quality Commission warn health workers to make sure that the drugs are not being misused and also on the threat that they may lead […]

01 Jul 2014

Fit Teenagers Do Better At School – Help Your Teens To Do Just That

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Lots of parents think of obesity as something that is not going to affect their teens. But figures show that in the last 25 years in the USA, there has been a dramatic increase in obese or ‘grossly fat’ people in the States. The CDC reports that no state actually met the goal to lower […]

04 Jun 2014

Tips On How To Discipline Your Child Without Yelling Or Hitting Them

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Did you know that one in eight children in the USA are liable to be mistreated, abused or neglected at some point in their childhood? That is about 12% of kids. Results were from studies of 5.6 million children who were tracked between 2004 and 2011. Asian children are at the lowest risk (3%) while […]

28 May 2014

How To Talk To Teens About Depression – 5 Tips For Parents

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Why do you think that depression is such a big problem among teens today? One answer could be that teens are under enormous peer pressure. In one survey, the teens said they thought that success and happiness was round the corner if they could have enough money, if they were good looking and if they […]

20 May 2014

What Your Doctor Doesn’t Tell You About Diagnosing Children With ADHD

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If you are ever tempted to get your toddler of 2 or 3  to have an ADHD test, think again. If your doctor is telling you that this is a possibility, then think even more about this. Wait a few years or seek a specialist’s opinion if you really have to. Here are some alarming […]

29 Apr 2014

Best Lemon Tiramisu Recipe

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When I got fed up with the coffee and chocolate tiramisu which you find in every nook and cranny on the Italian peninsula, I picked up the best lemon tiramisu recipe. Enormous success! The recipe came from a friend of mine called Anna Benetti who lives in Bologna so the copyright is hers!  She also […]

24 Apr 2014

10 Ways To Help With Parenting a Child With ADHD

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If you really want to be a supportive parent when your child has ADHD you have to understand one important fact. They may feel frustrated because he or she does not feel that there is enough support in the home. Parents may feel that there is just not enough help available and it all becomes […]

09 Apr 2014

Is Your Child Being Bullied At School? Watch Out For The Signs

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Do you remember being bullied at school? Well, I do, but fortunately it did not go on for so long and I actually survived. But what about our kids who may not be so lucky? Can we spot the warning signs? Here are some of the typical ones. They may mean that there is something […]

17 Mar 2014

No More ADHD? – The Truth About ADHD Treatment Options

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Did you know that many children and adults with ADHD are never, ever given a proper assessment as to what might be the underlying cause?   Time to look at the truth about ADHD treatment options  Shocking revelation That is the shocking revelation made by Dr. Mary Anna Block who wrote the book ‘No More ADHD’. […]