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The 5 Best Things Your Child Can Say to a Bully

“It seems like every day, there’s another gut-wrenching headline about kids being picked on, tormented or worse. The fact is, a child is bullied on the playground every seven minutes, according to the advocacy group Stomp Out Bullying, and it’s estimated that as many as 160,000 U.S. children a day stay home from school out of fear of being targeted, says Denver-based child psychologist Sheryl Ziegler, PsyD. “

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How to avoid parental burnout this holiday season

“Burnout can affect one’s emotional and physical well-being, causing feelings of inadequacy, resent and detachment from family and work life.

According to psychologist Sheryl Ziegler, signs of mommy burnout may include forgetfulness, tearfulness, irritability, escape fantasies, and resent for a partner and other moms (especially if they’re perceived as having more freedom).”

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