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Attachment Anxiety – Causes, Signs & Healing In Children and Adults

| Attachment theory | The two dimensions in attachment styles | What is the difference between attachment anxiety and general anxiety | Causes | Signs in children | Signs in adults | Healing for children | Healing for adults | How to help an anxious spouse | What is attachment anxiety Attachment anxiety is the …

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Avoidant Attachment – 13 Causes, Signs & How It Affects Relationships

| Attachment Theory | Attachment styles | The two-dimensional model | What is avoidant attachment style | Causes | Signs | How to heal avoidant attachment in yourself | How to cope with an avoidantly attached spouse | Often, people who have spouses with avoidant attachment styles feel as though they are the only ones …

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Phubbing – How Parents Contribute to Teenage Cell Phone Addiction

| What is phubbing | Consequences of phubbing by parents | Causes | How to stop phubbing your child | The use of mobile phones has increased exponentially over the past decade and has become increasingly central to people’s everyday lives​1​. A cell phone is one of the most frequently used devices to access the …

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PCIT Parent-Child Interaction Therapy – What Is It & Does It Work

| What is PCIT therapy | How does PCIT work | Is it effective | Professional help is often sought by parents who are experiencing difficulty managing their young children’s externalizing behaviors such as extreme tantrums and aggression​1​.‍ In many behavior management programs, the parents are trained as the behavior therapists for their own children​2​. …

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What Is Parallel Play And How Does Your Baby Benefit From It?

| What Is Parallel Play | Examples | Why Is Parallel Play Important | If you’ve taken your baby to a playdate only to find that they sit near other children but never join in the fun, you may be just a bit concerned.  Does this mean your baby is anti-social at such a tender …

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10 Vital Tips on How to Recover from Authoritarian Parenting

| What is Authoritarian Parenting | How to Recover | Developmental psychologist Diana Baumrind have identify four types of parenting styles: authoritative parenting style authoritarian parenting style permissive parenting style uninvolved parenting style What is Authoritarian Parenting The authoritarian parenting style is characterized by high standards and low responsiveness. Authoritarian parents are strict and demanding …

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How To Make Your Teenager Listen To You – 7 Effective Steps

Penny is one of the nicest people I know. Both of her children are polite and pleasant. Her teenage son is responsible and diligent. He sets the alarm and wakes up in the morning by himself. He packs his own lunch and goes to school on time. He studies and finishes homework without Penny lifting …

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How to Deal With Strict Parents as a Teenager

I have very strict parents. What do I do as a teenager? First of all, I see you and you are not alone.  There are some strict parents who are strict out of care and concern. They are overprotective parents. But there are many who practice strict parenting for self-serving reasons. These are authoritarian parents. …

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Self Soothing: 7 tips for Teaching a Baby or Young Child to Calm Down

| Importance of self soothing | How to teach a child self-soothing techniques | When can babies self soothe | What is self-soothing Self soothing is a form of emotion regulation, which involves monitoring, evaluating, and modifying emotional reactions to calm an individual in distress. These reactions include self-directed behaviors and internal processes that can …

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Attunement – 5 Steps to Improve Your Child’s Emotional Development

| Three stages of emotional attunement | Why attunement is important | Attuned parenting | What is attunement Attunement, or emotional attunement, is a person’s ability to read another person’s emotional cues and match them with an appropriate response. When parents are attuned to their children, they listen to and respond to them in a …

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