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Bad parenting and child abuse have long-reaching consequences, but there is a way to heal. Sherry Hamby, Ph.D., outlines in an article at Psychology Today that that among the best ways to heal is to tell one’s story of abuse: “Telling your own story can help you organize what happened to you and put it […]
We know good self-esteem is critical to a child’s well-being, but what does it look like and how does it work? We’ll take you through the inner workings of self-esteem, a guide that could help parents better understand their child’s self-esteem. Psychologists have found some surprising and universal things about self-esteem, according to an article […]
It can be hard for parents and other adults to help kids with problems arising from bullying, but there are some tips that can help you help them. Signe Whitson, LSW, a licensed child and adolescent therapist and school counselor, recently wrote in Psychology Today the right way to help a child deal with bullying problems. […]
We always encourage parents to have regular conversations with their teen children to create secure bonding, but new research suggests that talking with depressed teens about how things can get better can help them cope better with their circumstances. David Yeager, an assistant professor of psychology at the University of Texas at Austin, wanted to find […]
We at Evergreen know the benefits of parents being more involved in their children’s lives, but one new study suggests that how parents talk to their children about weight loss and weight gain affects how much the children lose. “The study at Brown University divided adolescents into two groups, with one group containing parents who […]
September is Suicide Prevention Month and perhaps if you’ve been observing your teen exhibiting signs of depression, you may not know how to have that conversation. But there’s some things to consider before you sit down for that talk. First consider the warning signs. From helpguide.org: Signs and symptoms of depression in teens Sadness or hopelessness […]
With the video of Baltimore Ravens’s player Ray Rice beating his then-fiancee has circulated around the internet and many kids might have questions about domestic violence. There’s a few good things to keep in mind when approaching this with kids. As always, talks are also a good way to create bonding with children and let […]