Life Skills

Everyone faces challenges in life. We are all faced with life obstacles that shape who we are. How we meet those challenges determines if we will continue to strive for the life we deserve and want.  You hear about self-care but rarely about the impact and importance of self-empowerment. Self-empowerment is the determination to persevere […]

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It is never too late to understand the difference between a healthy and an unhealthy relationship. Learning the differences benefits you, and you can teach your children the same. Because as parents, we set the example for our children; if we foster unhealthy relationships, we teach them to normalize unhealthy behaviors. These relationships can pertain […]

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Career Tips For Parents Whether you are seeking a new career or interested in advancing your current job, deciding to do so may affect your family. Of course, it’s never too late to make choices that can help improve your family life. But doing so may mean that your free time and schedule will change. […]

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How to Adapt to Healthy Eating Habits It may seem easy for some people to develop and maintain healthy eating habits. However, this may seem impossible if you are on a tight budget. When we think of eating healthy, our view may be skewed if we have negative beliefs about food. Growing up with very […]

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There’s no doubt that finances and saving are top-of-mind for many in our country. Between rising gas prices and hyper-inflation of groceries, families are struggling to make ends meet. But unfortunately, it’s becoming increasingly difficult to teach young people how to save when you, as parents, may be living paycheck to paycheck.  Finances are a […]

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iMAD 2022 Newsletter      

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There is something to be said about placing a Band-Aid over your child’s knee when they fall down. Physical injuries are seen rather easily, allowing you as a parent the opportunity to make it all better. But what about mental health pitfalls? Mental health is just as important as physical health, however, it is much […]

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Growing minds such as teens are impressionable and can develop unhealthy habits such as believing that violence is a normal part of growing up. Fortunately, youth violence prevention can be taught in school and at home to help shatter those ideas. Experiencing violence during this time of life can harm development and contribute to: Impaired […]

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Stress is inevitable. It can be caused by family or the home environment, work or school, relationships, planning for big occasions, major changes in your daily routine. Whatever the cause of stress may be, it’s important to note that it can be managed. If left unchecked, long-term stress can cause major issues with your mental […]

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Whether you maintain a healthy lifestyle or not, sometimes there are undetected illnesses or conditions that we don’t find out about until it’s too late. Sometimes people avoid going to the doctor unless they are feeling sick or get injured. Sometimes people avoid the doctor’s office because of the high expense. Whatever the reason behind […]

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