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What it Really Means to Hold Space for Someone. When my Mom was dying, my siblings and I gathered to be with her in her final days.

What it Really Means to Hold Space for Someone

None of us knew anything about supporting someone in her transition out of this life into the next, but we were pretty sure we wanted to keep her at home, so we did. While we supported Mom, we were, in turn, supported by a gifted palliative care nurse, Ann, who came every few days to care for Mom and to talk to us about what we could expect in the coming days. Family Matters - Issue 92 - Opinion: Bullying in schools and its relation to parenting and family life.

Bullying has been defined broadly as the "systematic abuse of power" (Rigby, 2002).

Family Matters - Issue 92 - Opinion: Bullying in schools and its relation to parenting and family life

Its prevalence in schools has been confirmed in many countries (Due et al., 2009; Molcho et al., 2009). In Australia, it has been estimated that one child in four is bullied in some way every several weeks (Cross et al., 2009). The harm it can do has also been widely investigated (Rigby, 2003). Not only has it been reported that children who are bullied at school have significantly poorer mental health than others, but they are also significantly more likely than others to experience mental illness as adults. In a study conducted in Finland a sample of 2,713 eight-year-old schoolboys were identified as being repeatedly bullied and/or bullying others at school, based on reports from teachers, parents and the children themselves (Ronning et al., 2009). 15 Small Things Parents Should Do To Their Children Every Day To Make Them Feel Loved. Can you remember what made you feel loved as a kid?

15 Small Things Parents Should Do To Their Children Every Day To Make Them Feel Loved

Think about it. Maybe you remember having a great time with your parents, holidays, being helped with homework or just telling them a few secrets. As a parent now, are you making the effort to make your kids feel loved? Very often, it is the small things that count. Here are 15 ways to make your kids feel loved. 1. When you get home or your kids get back from school, turn off your phone and give them your full attention at least for the first half hour or so. 2. 10 Things You Should Never Do to Your Children That You Think Are Acts of Love. We want to give our children the best.

10 Things You Should Never Do to Your Children That You Think Are Acts of Love

We would love to give our children all the things we never got to have. But sometimes parents go too far with the way they show their affection. And this doesn’t bring the best out of our kids. Before things get out of hand, pay attention to the points listed below. 27-things-your-daughters-should-know-age-10. Looking back, what do you know now that you wish you’d known sooner?

27-things-your-daughters-should-know-age-10

What do you still not know and wish someone had taught you? We all want what’s best for our girls, and we do the best that we know how. Young children’s brains are little sponges, soaking up everything they experience. Teach your daughters what they need to know while they’re still young, and they’ll thank you when they reach your age! 1. Every girl has her favorite princess. 2. This seems like an obvious one, but girls need to have those basic educational skills. 3. Play is underrated these days — and it’s so critical! 4. I grew up with practically no concept of financial planning. 5. We are all creators, born with inventive spirits. 6. One of the first words little kids learn is “mine.” 7. It is amazing how hard it is for girls to receive compliments. 8.

If you think you’re helping your little girls by fixing all of their problems for them — think again! 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 10 Insights of Remarkable Parents from a Family Therapist. At any given time you’ll find four or more parenting books on my Amazon wish list, a few by my nightstand, and an email box chock full of insightful parenting theories and approaches.

10 Insights of Remarkable Parents from a Family Therapist

Granted, child development is my career, but I speak with plenty of parents in my practice who find themselves in similar circumstances. With information around every corner and our culture projecting constant messages (many times contradictory) regarding how we should raise our kids, feeling like a confident and intentional parent can seem out of reach many days. I Photograph People Making Love In Public Places. Ok, yes, this title is definitely a clickbait and I apologize to anyone who thought they would now get to see pictures of people having sex in the public space – if you really wanna see that though, I’m sure you know where to look for it ;-) I wasn’t lying though, I do take pictures of people making love, but do you really have to be naked to make love?

I Photograph People Making Love In Public Places

Isn’t a hug, a kiss, or even just a smile, just as much a part of love making? So for all the hopeless romantics out there, here’s a collection of lovebirds I caught right in the act… More info: mikaeltheimer.com This seems hearfelt (Montréal) Being single can be awesome. 7 illustrations capture that. What if being single isn't a status to run from but to revel in?

Being single can be awesome. 7 illustrations capture that.

That's the question these seven images practically beg us to ask. Idalia Candelas sketched a series of drawings depicting a content woman in solitude, capturing the free-spiritedness that being alone can sometimes afford. There will be times we are trying out a relationship, and there will be times we are neither in a relationship nor seeking one. About — THE WAY WE MET. My name is Brooklyn Sherman.

about — THE WAY WE MET

I was born and raised in Detroit and now happily reside in Los Angeles, California. I have always been a hopeless romantic who loves to talk about relationships. I fell in love for the first time when I was 16 years old and that relationship lasted for 6 years. It was my first love, and at such a young age feelings and emotions were overly heightened. I've always lived my life with passion, but this amount of passion nearly killed me. THE WAY WE MET.