Shattering Myths about Communication and Teens

10 Common Myths that Prevent Healthy Communication with Teenagers
10 myths that many of us believe or have believed about teenagers and our own adulthood that have cut off healthy communication with teenagers. Taken from the reading, writing and experience of a psychology-Special Education instructor and mother of four.
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Self-Care Basics

Self-Care Basics: Ways to Stay Sane and Healhy
This is the first in a series of articles on basic self-care techniques: Quit 'shoulding' on yourself and find out what you need. We will consider different tasks involved in taking care of ourselves.
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Self- Esteem, Self-Confidence and Emotional Healing

10 Therapeutic Techniques to Heal Low Self-Esteem
Low self-esteem plagues many people. Some struggle periodically and for others, it's a daily battle. Here are some therapeutic techniques to help heal and improve low self-esteem.
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A very odd article that I wrote in which title, description and actual content do not match...

Relationships, Self-Confidence, Having Fun, Cats, Sweating and Small Stuff
thoughts on how to get your point across without being mean or feeling guilty
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World Literature for Young Children

World Literature Lessons for Reading Books with Children Ages 4 - 8
Literature guide for books and stories around the world. This list provides literature ideas from 5 continents and over twenty countries. These books are best for ages four to eight. Includes many Caldecott Medal winners awarded for best illustrations
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How to Comfort Parents Grieving a Lost Child

Top 10 Gifts to Give a Mom Who Has Lost a Child
These gift suggestions for a mom who has lost a child, come from my own past personal experience with the lost of two babies as well as ideas and thoughts I've gathered from friends who have lost children.
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Sleep with Jesus, little one. Listen to Paul Potts 'Con Ti Partiro' on the World Player; Con Ti Partiro is Italian for 'Time to Say Goodbye'. Let the healing tears flow...

Music for the Soul

Be sure to activate the World Music Player when you visit Live+Love+Learn. It features a collection of music from all over the world by various artists. Music is salve for the wounds and aches of the soul. It's a balm that cleanses anger, fear, anxiety and sorrow.

I want to make particular note of a young artist by the name of Paul Potts. Paul was a car phone salesman with a heavy rural accent who auditioned on Britain's Got Talent. Paul was awkward and unassuming. He came onstage, looking sloppy, overweight, with crooked teeth and a bad hair cut. Simon was already sneering.

But when he began to sing 'Nessun Dorma', this voice of an angel filled the studio and the audience and judges began to cry. Listen for yourself.

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