Laurie Hollman, Phd’s new book, Unlocking Parental Intelligence: Finding Meaning in Your Child’s Behavior, will be released October 13, 2015. Books can be pre-ordered at a discount from Amazon. Angry Kids Need Understanding   Does your child’s alarm clock turn a wake up call into moody battle? Does your teen drop all his clothes on…

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What is Teen Self-Esteem? Self-esteem is the value teens place on their self-worth. Adolescents need to develop a healthy sense of self-love. They often ask themselves how they measure up compared to others. The crux of the matter is what they value such as their grades, the number of friends they have, their appearance, their…

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ANXIOUS MOTHERS FIND ANXIETY EXPRESSES ITSELF IN MANY WAYS   Anxious mothers are devoted to their children but their anxiety makes it difficult to provide the care they want to give. Anxiety can range from unsettling to overwhelming: general all-day-long nervousness, periodic panic attacks, fears, preoccupations, worries, chest pain, butterflies in your stomach, rapid breathing,…

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