How To Form An Attachment With Your Adopted Baby

Many people don't like to talk about it, but it's very common to not feel an immediate connection with your adopted baby. You've been working on getting a baby to adopt for months, you're worn out and anxious, and you might not be in the right frame of mind to make an immediate attachment. Don't worry. Here are some ways to form an attachment with your adopted baby. 1. Spend Time With Your Baby Read More 

5 Strategies To Combat Feelings Of Worthlessness

If you have been troubled by feelings of worthlessness, this can lead to a serious depression. It certainly will rob you of much of your enjoyment of life. There are five strategies to counteract these feelings that you could find helpful. 1. Turn those "To Do Lists" on their heads. One trick you may find useful is to avoid making To Do lists at the beginning of the day. You may have some unrealistic expectations about what you can accomplish, and you aren't factoring in things and people that can interrupt your good intentions. Read More 

How A Parent’s Inappropriate Emotional Behavior Could Be Hurting You

If you have a relationship with your parent that feels uncomfortable some of the time, causes you frustration, or is causing problems for you with your partner and children, you may be a victim of emotional incest. This article is about how to recognize and distinguish it from a normal relationship along with acknowledging the effects it may have had on you, and how to get help to cope with this situation. Read More 

Five Ways To Avoid Feeling Guilty For Being Depressed

If you are experiencing major depression, you know that its effects are seriously impacting your life and also the lives of people around you. The guilt from your inability to get over it quickly can be immense, and can compound your problem. Here are five ways to feel better about the situation and avoid feeling guilty. 1. Consider what people have to say. You don't have to waste time on people who want to foist wacky remedies on you, but if someone close to you takes the time to come over and urge to you get out of bed when you are in a deep funk and fusses at you affectionately for your neglect of personal hygiene, go on and take that shower and put on some clean clothes. Read More 

Strategies For Teaching Children With ADHD In The Public School Classroom

As a teacher, part of your job is classroom management. When you have a child who is consistently difficult to manage, like those who are diagnosed with Attention Deficient Hyperactivity Disorder, classroom management because even more challenging. Fortunately, there are some simple strategies you can employ to help keep the classroom running smoothly while also helping the child in question to actually learn while in school.  1. Work Out An Agreement With Your Student Read More