There’s no guidebook for dealing with the loss of a spouse or a partner. It’s a long, solitary journey full of emotional ups and downs, pushes and pulls. From despair and grief to anger and guilt, obsessive thoughts and stressful emotions can take a huge toll of your quality of life— both while you’re awake and asleep. No matter how much support you have, there will be times where loneliness creeps in, most often during the dark hours of the night.
Are you a victim of a bully? Can you recognize the six different kinds of bullying that goes on? This blog post is very helpful for those who may expect they or someone they know are being bullied in some way. Bullies don’t grow out of their abuse of power ways, they simply become more devious. You will find suggestions and tip to recognize those who are in abusive and bullying situations.
Expert Judy Helm Wright gives some advice on how to build relationships.
The first death most children experience is the loss of a pet or grandparent. They need to know that you, as a caring adult, are available to explain what has happened and reasure them that they are safe. Explaining death to children is not easy, but important teaching moment to share values and beliefs. You will find additonal information at http://www.amazon.com/Judy-H.-Wright/e/B002WCPXCY/ref=ntt_athr_dp_pel_1 to assist you in explaining death of a pet.
Many who had suffered unimaginable trauma and abuse were able to see a “light at the end of the tunnel” by having a person give them some sense of possibility. The reinforcement of their worth caused them to recognize that among the horrible things that had happened were some moments of joy and light. What is Hope? What is Hopelessness? (EXPERT)
Family-Personal Responsibility What It Means and Whose Job Is It? (EXPERT) Sometimes it is hard to get kids to do chores and clean their room. Whose job is it to see that it is done? Gain a mastery of working in cooperation to make sure the home is maintained and clean.
How adults manage social situations affects the way those children around them view human interaction.
There are many ways to empower your child and yourself to combat teasing and maltreatment. If you are a parent whose child is suffering from teasing, you should remember that there are options. Teach your child that there are different ways to deal with teasing, and encourage them to choose the one that will make […]
When we teach our children to give service, and care about people outside the family unit it also teaches them empathy. Service teaches them about diversity and to go outside their comfort zone. Children should be taught that the bedrock of civilization is respect for others, and gives the child a connection to the world around them and a stronger connection to the family.
5 Ways To Teach About Peer Pressure (EXPERT) Parents have much less influence than we think we do. It is important to talk often about how to handle peer pressure and to use critical thinking skills in making decisions. Keeping your child safe is a matter of teaching them how to navigate in a sometimes negative world.
Feeling Words and Expressions If you came from a family where you were not allowed to express your true feelings, you may not even be aware of the range of feelings that are normal and experienced every day. In communication with your family you may find yourself overusing the old stand by’s of “Mad, Sad […]
Words Describing “Happy” Feelings © Judy Helm Wright http://www.judyhwright.com Just as there are varying degrees of upset feelings, there are just as many different words to describe happy emotions. When you use the right words, then people know and understand where you are coming from and how to connect with you on a deeper level. […]
3 Steps to be an Assertive Person © Judy Helm Wright http://www.judyhwright.com Every day you make choices. You choose what to wear. You choose which way you will drive to work. What to have for breakfast. You make all sorts of different choices before ten in the morning. But you also choose to be an […]