From drinking hand sanitizer to smoking smarties to car surfing and more, many teens are endangering their lives with risky behaviors. Read on for more dangerous fads, then have a conversation with your kids. "Am I Pretty Or Ugly?" VideosTeens aren't just watching Taylor Swift videos on repeat on YouTube -- now they're taking the stage themselves and inviting strangers to judge them. Dangerous Teen Fads You Should Know About
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I’m not proud to tell you that, on more than one occasion, I’ve felt so vicariously oppressed by what some parent has said or done to their kid that I’ve actually gone over and said something. Not surprisingly, most have looked at me like WTF? Get away from us! What drives me crazy is that so much of what parents say and do to help their kids has the opposite effect. Are you damaging your kid’s self-esteem? Three things you might be doing
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Ten Steps that Transform Anger into Compassionate Connection Step 5: Determine your need. "Wait a minute, my reliability warning light is on!" The executive who thought the employee "ruined the presentation" remembered that his anger was just a warning. When he looked underneath his anger, translated his judgments and discovered his underlying needs, he realized that he values reliability, integrity, and trust very highly.
By Kelly Bonyata, BS, IBCLC To understand how to effectively increase (or decrease) milk supply, we need to look at how milk production works… In the Beginning… Endocrine (Hormonal) Control of Milk Synthesis — Lactogenesis I & II How does milk production work?
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