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Reconnecting with Your Children and Partner After Deployment: Tips for Military Families
Military life is challenging for many service members and their families.
Military service often includes large chunks of time spent away from loved ones due to deployment, training, and reserve duties, and frequently moving to unfamiliar parts of the world.
The Impact of Stress on Family Dynamics and Communication
It is only natural to feel stressed from time to time.
However, if you are feeling stressed all day, every day, then this is a sign that there might be a deeper problem. When people try to ignore their stress, it will only make things worse.
Ways To Build Social and Emotional Intelligence in Your Children
Every parent wants the best education for their children.
School is a great place for children to learn to socialize, rationalize their feelings, and boost their academic prowess, but school cannot teach children everything they need to know, especially when it comes to social and emotional intelligence.
Behavior Management: Identifying and Responding to Your Kid’s Big Emotions
Every child is unique. And just like adults and adolescents, children have a wide variety of emotions, and each child processes their emotions differently.
Unlike adults and adolescents however, children may need more help identifying and responding to their emotions. That is where the adults in their lives come in.
Mental Health Challenges and the Holiday Season
The month and a half between Thanksgiving and New Year can be a difficult time for many people. Society tells us the holiday season should be a time for joy and togetherness. For those whose reality does not meet these idealized expectations, mental health challenges often arise.
How to Help Highly Emotional Children Deal with Big Feelings
Children and adults share the same world. What’s more, they share the same emotions.
However, children often do not have the tools and strategies that adults must use to deal with difficult and complex emotions.