Parents Know Your Trigger Points Realising what makes you lose your temper, can prevent you from abusing your child

Most parents are guilty of having lost their temper with their child/children. When all one wants to do to the brat is put him in a box and forget about him. Or have wanted to take him and shake him into submission. The recent death of Sherin Mathews highlights the…

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Questions About Sherin Mathews The real reasons behind the death of this adopted child

The flimsy reason given by Sherin’s adopted father that he “had been trying to get the 3 year old girl to drink her milk in the garage” and “Wesley Mathews said she wouldn’t listen to him. Further his affidavit states, Mathews said he “physically assisted” Sherin in drinking the milk. “The…

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Anxiety-Proof Kids by Giving Them Safety and Consistency When kids are certain that their parents are there to support and protect them they are free to explore & become their best

Not feeling safe, feeling threatened, feeling lost, feeling alone are all the due to lack of connection to another human being, mainly parents. Today even though we are able to communicate with one another instantly, sadly we are unable to connect to each other. Today most of us parents are…

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Bed-wetting, Sleepwalking, Hair pulling, Nail biting, Skin picking, Stammering and the list goes on… When under stress the mind finds ways to relieve itself with abnormal behaviors

In most cases stress in children is due to highly toxic family situations. According to the ACE (Adverse Childhood Experiences) Study there are 10 types of childhood trauma measured in the study and five are personal — physical abuse, verbal abuse, sexual abuse, physical neglect, and emotional neglect. Five are related…

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Princess Diana Rest In Peace Losing a mother is heart-breaking but family support helps kids survive their loss

With all the brouhaha going on about the 20th death anniversary of Princess Diana, I can’t but help feel a wee bit nostalgic about my own mom’s death. Her sons Prince William and Prince Harry have been all over the media reminiscing how theirs was a mum in a million…

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Damaged By A Narcissistic Evil Woman How my aunt’s narcissism damaged and literally broke me, physically, emotionally and spiritually

Dying must have been difficult for my mother, the pain of cancer must have been less than the pain of leaving behind two young kids. As a mother my constant thoughts are what will my son do if I am not around.  My mother tried to protect us, her kids…

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Hurtful Words Are Deeply Wounding Belittling Words Destroys A Child’s Self-Perceptions, Leading To Mental Health Issues

Words have the power to create a beautiful universe for our kids or totally destroy their perceptions of themselves and their world. I remember as a 11 year old being so hurt when my father berated me saying that I could never do anything right. Still struggling to come to…

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Parental Violence Distorts A Child’s View of God When kids are ill-treated, abused by their parents/primary caregivers their view of God gets distorted

Children come into this world pure, full of innocence,  believing  the world is a safe place, a happy place. Unfortunately, their parents carry the baggage of their past, “how their parents treated them.” Sadly majority of parents had inadequate caring while they were kids and end up repeating history and…

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Being Hated by Your Parent Growing up being hated by a parent/s is the most soul destroying legacy

I did not know what hate was when my mother was alive all I knew was love. Then she died and suddenly I was in Hate Land where I was mistreated and became the receptacle for the poisonous feelings of my father in particular. The sudden change in my life was…

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Parents Don’t Respect Their Kids’ Feelings But Expect Their Kids to Care For Them Parents complain that their kids don’t care about them but did they actually care about their kids when they were young

Many parents totally disregard their children’s feelings when they are young and then magically expect them to feel positive emotions when they are adults. All I remember of my childhood after my mother died was a father who never let me relax. Constantly, I had to be on call and…

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