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Just in time for flu season: It Doesn’t Have to Hurt

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My mostly happy teenager has many periods of sadness where she hates her life. How do I help her?

My 13-year-old daughter is struggling with some issues. Although she seems happy most of the time, she sometimes says she hates her life. She is very active, laughs and jokes easily and seems to enjoy lots of what life has … Continue reading

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My son has developed anxiety about being abandoned.

My eight-year-old son has been attending after-school care at his school since he started grade primary. I ¬†went back to school halfway through his first year, so I have had a very irregular schedule. My son is only at the … Continue reading

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What’s the best way to talk to our children about devastating world events?

What’s the best way to talk to our children about devastating world events? My children are 7 and 9. I remember being afraid of things outside of my control when I was growing up and I want to help them … Continue reading

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How can I prepare my son for a potential separation from his father?

I have a five-year-old son who is very attached to his father. What are some of the consequences if he is separated from his father? When his dad goes to work he asks after him even though he knows what … Continue reading

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