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Most children begin to stay dry at night around three years of age. When a child has a problem with bedwetting (enuresis) after that age, parents may become concerned. Physicians stress that enuresis is not a disease, but a symptom, and a fairly common one. Occasional accidents may occur,...
Tips for Parenting the Tough Ones
Some parents are so lucky as to parent children who follow directions, are compliant, and act amenable. Others of us, are not. Our children may present us with short-term challenging behaviors due to stress or changes in their lives. Or, they may present us with on-going challenges due to emotional... Communicating with Your Baby
We've all heard of the tug-of-war of wills known as the terrible twos. But does this time in a child's life have to be so frustrating? There are experts who say the terrible twos syndrome is the result of a child's growing awareness of his own preferences and needs paralleled by the frustration of... Reconnecting Youth & Community - A Youth Development Approach:
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence. - Helen Keller When we examine the history of the world, it becomes clear, and frightening, how much easier it is to sell hate or promote fear than to educate people about the complexities of the...
"Stress" in the News
Study: Stress Isn't Hot
Stress makes its mark on the female face, according to a new study that finds men judge women with high levels of a stress hormone less attractive. Stress isn't hot, study shows
Stress makes its mark on the female face, according to a new study that finds men judge women with high levels of a stress hormone less attractive. The Top 3 Diseases Caused by Stress
Not all stress is bad; but for those who are overstressed, these three diseases could be the end result. Antidepressant reduces stress-induced heart condition
A drug commonly used to treat depression and anxiety may improve a stress-related heart condition in people with stable coronary heart disease, according to researchers at Duke Medicine.
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"Stress" in the Adoption Blogs
Love Changes Things
January 11, 2013, 8:40 am
Yesterday Dear Hubby and I met with The Captain's attachment therapist. Between the three of us, we have decided to suspend his therapy for now. I can hardly believe I am writing these words!
Sometime around Thanksgiving, I realized The Captain is definitely attached to me. He makes regular... First Days - Stress Free Welcome for New Children
February 9, 2013, 10:32 am
This month we will celebrate 3 years since the "Littles " came to live with us. I got lots of help and advice before they arrived. Here's my top ten of things that made those first days easier:
1 - Have their rooms ready, beds made
2 - Ask sizes and have at least a few... I'll Take You to Lunch if You Punch Him in the Stomach
January 26, 2013, 11:48 pm
Does that sound like bad parenting advice? Don't write me if it does. It might be, but my husband and I already agree that in this case, we stand behind it. Let me set the stage. My sweet, delicate, passive, fourteen-year-old daughter is being bullied at school. A fourteen-year-old boy is kicking...
"Stress" in the Adoption Forums
How do you deal with other peoples "perfect" kids
May 3, 2013, 10:07 am
We have 4 adopted sons who we love very much. They are however all in some way special needs children. The 19 yr old I believe has mild RAD but was never diagnosed or treated. Every time we took him to a therapist he would make the therapist believe there was nothing wrong with him. We were...
grandma petitioned for custody
May 7, 2013, 10:52 am
Just talked to the girls' lawyer. As we thought, grandma has petitioned for custody. As I've mentioned before she does have unsupervised weekend visits with them - even up to four or five day visits for holidays. We know they are safe and taken care of with her, I had no problem telling the lawyer...
May 4, 2013, 9:27 pm
Sigh. Mediation in 2 days and counting.
Never heard back from Biomom's lawyer. He told me he would get back to me, as he wanted to try figure a lot of this out before mediation if able, so mediation would be quick.
(All the while I am thinking....ok, then what is the point of mediation??)...
Ever just say; I love what I do??
May 2, 2013, 12:13 pm
Maybe it's b/c both of my placements are generally easy...easy in foster care terms. Maybe it's b/c I'm a little older and don't stress the small stuff.
Today is just one of those days where I just feel really blessed and honored that GOd chose this path for me. I'm loving our newest addition...
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Practicing Caution in Adoption
Last year, the story of our traumatic decision to find a guardian family for our daughter was sensationalized by the media, painting us as giving away our child. What really happened was that we... A Milestone with My Romanian Daughter
Tonight I sent my 14-year-old daughter off to a Christmas Around the World festival--with her father to be her escort and assistant. She came here nine years ago from the mountains of Transylvania.... No Mother's Day Card for 40 Years
When she was 15, Carolyn Carnes had a secret. When she was 56, Carolyn Hall had a confession.The girl's abdomen erupted before midnight. God, she had to find the bathroom. Her insides flamed. They...
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Web Results for "Stress"
Stress (biology) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Stress is an organism's response to a stressor such as an environmental condition or a stimulus. Stress is a body's way to react to a challenge. According to the stressful event, the body's way to respond to stress is by the sympathetic nervous system which results in the Fight-or-Flight ...
Stress Symptoms, Signs & Causes: Effects of Stress Overload
Don't let stress hijack your life. Learn the signs and causes of stress overload and what you can do to help yourself.
There's good stress and bad stress. Find out what's what and learn practical ways to cope in this article.