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How Does Your Parents Affect Your Parenting Style
Life-changer: Very interesting question that can take a whole book to answer. Children are the best gift life has to offer, they need both parents to be healthy, loved and available physically and emotionally. Most of the dysfunction we see in the USA is due to poor family communication and unhealthy dynamics. Children change life styles and goal priorities in many positive ways. Make them a priority, worth it ...Read more
Active parenting: This style teaches you to give your child freedom with limits. The limits expand as the child shows more responsibility. Check out dr. Michael popkin's program at www. Activeparenting. Com. I used to teach the class to parents and found to be the best. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Go authoritative: Authoritative is typically the healthiest parenting style. This parenting style sets limits and provides direction while also remaining flexible and encouraing growth. Permissive, uninvolved, and authoritarian all have some down sides. These styles have been associated with poor eating, low self-esteem, over dependence, substance use and other negative behaviors. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My wife is under weight, (22 yr old, 158 cm, 39 kg). How can we increase the weight. We have normal routine of life style. Her parents are also slim.
Calorie dense foods: The addition of calorie dense foods such as nuts, whole grain pastas, raisins, whole milk, pure fruit juices, butter, avocado, fatty fishes and complex carbohydrates is a healthy way to add more calories to your diet. Avoid sugary foods, sodas, chips and pills. Although they are indeed high calorie, they do not provide appropriate nutrition and are difficult for your body to process. Good luck ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Wrong Forum: I am sorry to once again rain on your parade, but you are not asking the right people this question. We are not your physician, do not know why you need an X-ray or even if your physician has recommended an X-ray. But, as a sixteen year old you have a right to health care and confidentiality. Go to your doctor and work this out. ...Read more
Am assuming that: You are a minor. It is important not to self - diagnose. The best way to obtain an accurate diagnosis is through professional evaluation. Your pediatrician, developmental specialist, psychologist or psychiatrist can evaluate. If you do have adhd, then appropriate treatment options can be presented. Take care. ...Read more
You may not wish to: Tell your parents. You may be anxious about telling your parents. But this doesn't mean that you can't tell your parents. If you want to help yourself- tell your parents so that they can help to get you professional help (psychiatric/ pyschological). ...Read more
You really cant: It is very hard to lose your parents....That is natural and normal and no matter how prepared you are it is often still very hard. So "preparing" means accepting and going through the stages of grief. Get help if you need it. Talk to them and have them tell you their story...It is so amazing. And you will get through it.... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Discuss issue: Depending on the type of tumor and what is recommended, family back up is essential. In many instances surgery is required or some form of hospitalization needed. Family should be there to give complete support since most of the cancers diagnosed early can be cured with proper treatment. ...Read more
Some suggestions: Since you are 46 I assume your parents are 60 - 70+. It is hard to make your parents get help. Here are a few back doors you can knock on for help. Alert elder services in their town to the issues and see what they have to offer. You can call their primary care physician and let them know that you are worried about their mental health. They will listen and may have ideas. ...Read more
What's the secret?: Parents should be involved in the healthcare of a 13 year old..... ...Read more
Talk to your parents: I would not be ashamed or have any cause for anyone to want to hide something such as this from your parents. As a minor you would have to have a parent with you for a physician prescribed pair or orthoses. Good over the counter brands that you can find at sporting goods stores include superfeet or spenco. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Confusing question: Certainly women with down syndrome are fertile, achieving puberty at the same time as most of their age group. They can have infants that are both normal and have down syndrome. The question is an articulate one, more so than some of the physician answers. You appear to be stating ds skipped a generation in your family. Unless yours is a mosaic form, I doubt you are ds, ? Who is writing this? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why do our gen y kids have that don't worry/be happy attitude when parents are upset daily over finances?
We taught them: To be that way. In many ways that attitude can be healthy. If they have never had to work for anything then they may develop that attitude because parents have always provided everything. We can learn from our children as they tend to live more in the moment and maybe we should not worry about finances so much...After all the most important things in life are not finances but relationships. ...Read more
Teen. I'm screwed up and think I need a phyciatrist. But I don't wanna get my parents involved. Please help?
Adult: 18 yo = adult. No parents required. ...Read more
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