Child Psychiatric Services: Helping Children With Divorce

Relationships & Family Blog

If your family is going through a divorce, your children may need to confront emotional and psychological challenges they aren't equipped to deal with. Child psychiatric services, however, can provide evidence-based treatments that help your child develop self-regulation and communication skills that will help them cope with their feelings. Self-Regulation When child experience trauma, their ability to respond appropriately to situation can become compromised, as if their emotional compass swirls out of control at the slightest change in direction.

28 April 2020

The Dos & Don'ts of Funeral Home Etiquette

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If you are about to attend a funeral, and you haven't been to one in a long time, do not worry. Etiquette for funerals is fairly simple; in general, hang back, observe others, and keep what you say brief. There are a few issues you'll have to deal with, but they are straightforward. Don't Open a Closed Casket This really should go without saying, but sometimes people can be boorish enough to try this.

2 March 2017

3 Things Birth Mothers Should Look For In Adoptive Parents

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Giving a child up for adoption is a huge and life-changing decision. But an even more difficult decision may be choosing not just adoption, but also having to choose a specific set of adoptive parents to raise your child. In many cases, birth mothers who choose adoption are doing so because they don't feel ready to be a parent themselves. If you're not ready to parent, how can you tell which of the adoptive parents you consider will be good parents to your child?

1 November 2016