How To Help A Child Who Shuts Down

How To Help A Child Who Shuts Down

Instead of the parent immediately questioning the child about why she gave her phone to a friend when she’s been told not to do that; or instructing the child to never talk to the friend again, the parent may first try to fully understand and reflect the child’s feelings about the situation.

Tori Spelling's husband comes to her defense over snack ad after backlash

Tori Spelling's husband comes to her defense over snack ad after backlash

Spelling, 45, posted an ad to her page on Thursday featuring a picture of her kids having some Little Bites muffins.“This mom of 5 finds snack time a balancing act between pleasing my kiddos and feeling good as a parent about what I’m feeding them,” the “Beverly Hills, 90210 ” star wrote in her caption.

Softening Shame and Unlocking Emotional Paralysis

Softening Shame and Unlocking Emotional Paralysis

In contrast to these examples, an emotionally abusive parent often fails to recognize the child’s feeling state, or worse, shames the child for how they feel. A person who feels emotionally paralyzed, but doesn’t understand why, may have experienced emotional abuse as a child.

Jeremy Allen White’s Girlfriend Adjusted ‘A Lot Faster’ to Parenthood

Jeremy Allen White’s Girlfriend Adjusted ‘A Lot Faster’ to Parenthood

“So while I think I’m doing a really good job, I still look to her, because she, as soon as we started this thing, she’s been incredible.” The Homecoming actor and Timlin welcomed their baby girl, Ezer, in October 2018.

Why Adult Victims of Childhood Sexual Abuse Don't Disclose

Why Adult Victims of Childhood Sexual Abuse Don't Disclose

There are many reasons for this denial, one of the most significant is that victims don’t want to face the pain, fear and shame that comes with admitting that they were sexually abused.

The Irony of Emotional Acceptance

The Irony of Emotional Acceptance

If you look at some of the moments that stand out in your memory, in all likelihood, a potent emotion was right there with you, whether it was sadness, anger, happiness, awe, pride, anxiety, regret, amusement, shame, fear, guilt, or surprise, to name some among many .

Calling a Bluff in the Buff

Calling a Bluff in the Buff

Savage implored Bezos to release the pics, and trigger a national “coming out nude day,” called “ Jeff Bezos Day ,” in order to protect other, less powerful people, from such blackmail and shame in the future.

Male Sexual Assault: The Reckoning That Never Happened

Male Sexual Assault: The Reckoning That Never Happened

I wasn’t sure how often this was happening out there.’” Men are less likely to report sexual assault and to seek treatment, Dario says, because they face distinct challenges.

Tori Spelling opens up about online trolls bullying her kids

Tori Spelling opens up about online trolls bullying her kids

"You can say whatever you want about celebrities and their kids, their family, but you can’t say it anywhere else in any other profession." What online bullies don't understand is that famous people — and their kids — are humans just like everyone else, Spelling said.

Mary Oliver on how to live 'your one wild and precious life'

Mary Oliver on how to live 'your one wild and precious life'

Mary Oliver’s gift was her ability to marvel at the world with an unsentimental acceptance that it (and we) are temporary.

Tori Spelling's husband, Dean McDermott, slams people body shaming his kids: 'Shame on you all!'

Tori Spelling's husband, Dean McDermott, slams people body shaming his kids: 'Shame on you all!'

Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about LinkedIn Pinterest Tori Spelling's husband, Dean McDermott, slams people body shaming his kids: 'Shame on you all!' Dean McDermott wasn't having it when the internet once again attacked his and Tori Spelling's five children.

3 Types of Family Secrets and How They Drive Families Apart

3 Types of Family Secrets and How They Drive Families Apart

Benign family secrets that can increase closeness include things like children sharing a “secret” language from their parents or family units sharing inside jokes and traditions. Notice that in general, individual secrets tend to center on a family member hiding a rule violation.

'Mum, why are you and Daddy wrestling?': What to do when caught in the act

'Mum, why are you and Daddy wrestling?': What to do when caught in the act

"Most parents panic, but they shouldn’t." Of course, the trick is not to get caught in the first place, and Jocelyn says putting a lock on the door is what most parents think about after they’ve been busted being sexually intimate.

Shaming Your Bully-Child

Shaming Your Bully-Child

For anyone unfamiliar with the video that grabbed international headlines, Matt Cox caused his ten-year-old daughter Kirsten, who had repeatedly bullied her peers on the bus, to walk five miles to school in 2°C/36°F weather.

Self-Compassion Reduces Negative Mood over Time

Self-Compassion Reduces Negative Mood over Time

Specifically, it looked at if the amount that people "accept" their negative emotions is associated with (a) better mental health and (b) reduced negative moods over time. In Study 2, these researchers measured people's general level of acceptance of their negative thoughts and emotions.

Committing Narcissism by Proxy

Committing Narcissism by Proxy

In this culture of online announcements and exhibitionistic displays of virtue, children become convenient, socially sanctioned receptacles for the projection of split-off, idealized aspects of the parental self.

10 Tips for Surviving Your Authoritarian Parents

10 Tips for Surviving Your Authoritarian Parents

They are also likely to still love (or feel that they ought to love) their parents, to be pressured by other family members to continue to deal, psychologically and emotionally, with their parents, and to never quite be able to get their parents out of their head.

The Grief Effect

The Grief Effect

Shock and overwhelm are probably the first experiences when you receive DNA results that tell you the father or mother who raised you is not your biological parent.

4 Concepts About Death That Children Need to Understand

4 Concepts About Death That Children Need to Understand

Many things about death can be confusing to children, but there are four essential concepts they need to understand before they can truly comprehend a loss. Understanding this concept helps to minimize possible confusion and feelings of guilt and shame children may feel when a loved one dies.

4 Tough Concepts About Death That Children Need to Know

4 Tough Concepts About Death That Children Need to Know

Many things about death can be confusing to children, but there are four essential concepts they need to understand before they can truly comprehend a loss. Understanding this concept helps minimize possible confusion and feelings of guilt and shame children may feel when a loved one dies.

'Shameless' Star Jeremy Allen White Welcomes Baby Girl

'Shameless' Star Jeremy Allen White Welcomes Baby Girl

Actor Jeremy Allen White attends the celebration of the 100th episode of Showtime's "Shameless" at DREAM Hollywood on June 9, 2018 in Hollywood, California. Shameless star Jeremy Allen White and his girlfriend, Addison Timlin, have welcomed their first child together.