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Anger Management Classes: Do they Really Work?

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How much energy does your anger sap from you daily? If you haven’t already noticed, anger is an exhausting emotion. It forces you to cycle from angry outbursts through a draining emotional recovery. You’ll have little room left for the positive parts of your life. If you are tired of constantly battling the world, it may be time to consider …

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4 Techniques to Discipline Your Child Without Spanking

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The debate about whether to spank or not to spank has been raging for decades. A study by the National Opinion Research Center at the University of Chicago in 2016, found that 66 percent of women ages 18 to 65, and 76 percent of men, admitted that there are times when spanking a child is not only warranted; it is …

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10 Differences Raising a Special Needs Child

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“As special needs parents we don’t have the power to make life ‘fair,’ but we do have the power to make it joyful.” Like most difficult situations in life, you never really know what it is like to raise a special needs child until you have one. And even then, like all children, special needs children don’t come with a …