Impacts of Stress in Childhood

Research finds that going through tough times as a kid can have a developmental impact on the brain. In the studies (referenced below), the adult brains of people who were raised in a stressful environment before the age of six were smaller than the brains of adults who had a less stressful childhood. This result was also impacted by the child’s ability to cope with the stress. Often if the child had no means of releasing stress they would internalize the stresses experienced years earlier – ruminating and bottling up emotions.

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Benefits of Therapy For Families

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Let’s face it – not all families fit into the old stereotype of the problem-free, two-kids-and-a-dog suburban dream. For those of us who live in the real world, far away from the “Leave it to Beaver” era, family life can look anything but idyllic. Marriage is hard work, children quarrel, and life essentially consists of constant changes that require adjustment and resilience.

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Tips to Develop Comfort in the Water

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Besides being fun, there are many advantages to acclimating children to swimming at a young age. Having a positive experience during this important time in their development will pave the way to easier learning and comfort in the water later on. Teach your many or toddler some basic skills and help foster a lifelong love […]

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