Caring for a child with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and attention deficit disorder (ADD) presents a unique set of challenges as well as opportunities for learning and development. The hyperactivity, impulsiveness, inattention and other behaviours that are associated with the condition can open you and your child up to a rollercoaster of events and…

Every parent has his unique parenting style which may be based on several factors including your own upbringing and cultural and religious background. Even couples may have their own differences when it comes to imparting life lessons and rearing their brood. That’s perfectly normal. But despite these differences, there are a few crucial matters that you and…

Two people enter an intimate relationship with the desire and intent to nurture it for the long term—a connection built on love, respect, trust, compassion, commitment, honesty and loyalty for each other. For many couples, this connection is achieved and cared for over time, becoming strong enough to weather any storm. For others, however (or…

There is no doubt that in today’s world, technology and relationships go hand in hand. With the use of social media, apps and even texting, people can overcome physical and geographical boundaries to establish connections and nurture relationships. With these tools, a parent can check on his or her kids while still at work, or…

A person may not have a bruise on their arm, a fractured rib or a black eye, but that doesn’t mean that they are not the victim of abuse. There are ways in which people can be abused within a relationship without the involvement of physical violence. In such cases, the person’s emotional well-being takes…