Family Health

Understanding Phobias

August 20, 2014
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Source: http://www.bestmastersincounseling.com/fear-phobias/

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The Need To Know: Child Into Adulthood

May 20, 2014
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Children can often help parents reduce stress and help themselves at the same time. In and out of my Parents Anonymous Group, I have come across many parents dealing with situations that are very stressful, specifically, children who have chronic conditions or illnesses. By conditions or illnesses, I mean anything that occurs over time and […]

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How Can Nurses Help You Quit Smoking?

March 17, 2014
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Do you know that there is no such thing as a safe cigarette or a safe level of smoking? Many smokers deceive themselves into thinking that smoking less won’t harm them. However, the best bet remains the same – it is to quit smoking ASAP. You must have heard countless times that smoking is bad […]

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Jolly K.’s Courageous Contribution

March 4, 2014

Who is Jolly K. and why does she matter? Born in the late 1940s, Jolly K. was placed in the first foster care home as a young child. From there she would continue to endure physical and sexual abuse until she ran away for the last time as a teenager. To support herself, she began […]

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Validation Is A Valuable Gift – If You Get It

February 25, 2014
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If your children were magically put in charge of you, how would they treat you? Many years ago I attended a workshop at the Parents Anonymous conference and, as always, I was ready to have fun. I met parents and facilitators from other groups across New Jersey and learned more about parenting and myself. The […]

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Children’s Dental Health Month: Making Brushing Teeth More Fun

February 14, 2014
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In honor of our National Children’s Dental Health Month, raising awareness about the importance of oral health, we will look at nine ways to make brushing teeth more fun for your kids. Most can agree that getting your children to brush their teeth is important, but it’s not always as easy as it sounds. Here […]

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