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Dealing With Teen Disrespect

By Family Kickstart Georgia | March 20, 2019

Disrespectful or rude behavior in teenagers is common. There are reasons for your child’s behavior, but this phase will usually pass and there are tips that can help you handle disrespect from your child in the meantime. Some disrespect is a normal part of teenage development. This is partly because…

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What Constitutes Bullying, Harassment, Violence and e-Crime?

By Family Kickstart Georgia | March 18, 2019

Bullying is an ongoing misuse of power in relationships through repeated verbal, physical or social behavior that causes physical or psychological harm. It can involve an individual or a group misusing their power over one or more persons. Bullying can happen in person or online, and it can be obvious…

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What is Addiction?

By Family Kickstart Georgia | March 15, 2019

Addiction is a word that usually refers to drugs. When someone first uses drugs, we call it substance abuse. We say someone is addicted to drugs when they have no control over whether they want to use the drug or not. That person feels that they have to have that drug.…

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Preventing Violence Against Women

By Family Kickstart Georgia | March 11, 2019

It is never too early to talk with your child about respectful relationships. Early conversations and role- modeling will help your child develop and maintain respectful relationships throughout life. Also, open, early conversations also send the message that your child can come to you to talk about his relationships. As…

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Panic Disorder and Agoraphobia

By Family Kickstart Georgia | March 8, 2019

Panic disorder is not the same as anxiety or a single panic attack. Symptoms of panic disorder include frequent and unexpected panic attacks. Most people experience anxiety and up to 40 percent of us have a panic attack at some stage during our lives. People who have recurring panic attacks…

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The Whole Family Can Learn Together

By Family Kickstart Georgia | March 6, 2019

Families encourage learning in lots of fun ways, making a big difference in their children’s growth and development. Families can make a big difference by helping children to learn new things, reading and supporting their interests. Who is a family? All the people who share in the caring and nurturing…

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Blogging and Posting Photos about Your Child

By Family Kickstart Georgia | March 4, 2019

Posting comments about or photos of your child can be a nice way to share your child’s special moments. Images of your child and comments about him cannot be entirely removed from the internet, they become part of his digital footprint. Find out how your child feels about you posting…

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Heart Disease and Stroke

By Family Kickstart Georgia | March 1, 2019

Heart disease is the #1 killer in the United States, and the troubling truth about heart disease doesn’t stop there. Every 34 seconds, someone has a heart disease-related event, about 787,650 Americans die from heart disease each year, on average, over 2,150 Americans die from heart disease each day, with…

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