Consent in Sexual Situations for Teens

Teen Decisions Under Stress We know the teenage brain does not finish maturing until the mid-twenties. Psycho-social, psychological, and neuroscience tell us that teens make cognitive rational decisions in what are called “cool situations.” These are situations when they have time to consider information, choices, are a non-stressful situation without pressure, and can seek adult…

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Playing with Baby Audio Intro

Hi Folks. Listen to an Audio Intro to Playing with Baby–Just copy and paste this link on to your browser: https://www.amazon.com/Playing-Baby-Research-Based-Play-Birth/dp/B097NDTDM2/ref=sr_1_1?crid=2KSLGNRQ6C9SF&keywords=playing+with+baby+laurie+hollman&qid=1624993845&sprefix=Playing+with+Baby%2Caps%2C184&sr=8-1

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Women in Wellness: Dr. Laurie Hollman’s 5 Tweaks to Support Peoples Journey Towards Better Well Being

In the world of mental health, open yourself to empathizing with those you at first fail to understand. Greet them without judgment, learn about their conceptions, their realities. Accept what suits you uniquely for your emotional well-being without putting up barriers to understanding others. As a part of my series about the women in wellness,…

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We Lift Our Masks

I visit Dunkin’ Donuts today as I often do and so many are without masks. The vaccinated greet each other, so faceless before. We were strangers, yet we were not. Smiling at first distantly then closer but not too close. So used to social distancing, we are all a bit wary. Yet I feel so…

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Is Your Partner a Narcissistic Parent?

Yahoo! Life  May 18, 2021 by Patrick A. Coleman Until you have a child, you never really know what kind of parent you or your partner will be. But raising kids tends to clarify a person’s psychology, letting both strengths and weaknesses shine through. Because, whether kids are triumphant or having a tantrum, parents have…

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Advantages for Infants and Toddlers with Stay-at-Home Parents.

The advantages for infants and toddlers with parents at home are many if the parents enjoy being at home with their children, are desirous of becoming knowledgeable about early child development, and can form daily routines with opportunities for free exploration and discovery from which the child benefits.   Being at home affords the parent…

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The Importance of Imaginative Play for Kids and Adults

Children growing up in a home in which adults encourage play opens minds to expression, imagination, and creativity. Pretend play is more common when parents talk to kids often, read or tell bedtime stories and even explain ideas about nature and social issues. Plato said, “You can discover more about a person in an hour…

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