Category: Parenting and Kids

Offering Support Suicidal Ideation
Parenting and Kids

Offering Support For Suicidal Ideation

Suicide is in no one’s go-to method of dealing with a problem, so if they are experiencing suicidal ideation, chances are that they tried their best to come up with other solutions and haven’t been able to.

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Boundaries
Parenting and Kids

Understanding and Enforcing Boundaries

The truth is, establishing and enforcing your boundaries is an act of kindness. It prevents you from having the feelings of resentment or annoyance toward people important to you. It also allows you to respect your own needs which in turn create a healthier you.

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Foster care
Parenting and Kids

How to Support Children in Foster Care

Mental health disorders tend to be prevalent in foster families, either biologically or due to stressful environmental factors. Some studies indicate that update to 80% of foster children suffer with significant mental health disorders.

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Mental Health and Pregnancy
Parenting and Kids

Mental Health Medications and Pregnancy

If a mother’s anxiety goes untreated throughout her entire pregnancy, she is likely releasing high amounts of cortisol. Also known as the stress hormone. In turn, this affects her baby. Potential complications include prematurity and low birth weight.

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Connor School Refusal
Parenting and Kids

What is School Refusal?

By Fall of 2019 he had officially dropped out and was not doing any more schooling. My son who was a ‘straight A’ student who loved to learn. What happened?

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