Postedby:John Ackerman, PhD
Amberle Prater, PhD, LPCC on Feb 14, 2019
As parents, it can be upsetting and confusing to see children intentionally hurting each other physically or emotionally. While steps are rightfully taken to support the child who was bullied, the bully’s behavior is usually met with anger and punishment. However, the presence of bullying behaviors may actually be a sign that help is needed.
Whether it’s the gentle purr of your toddler or wall-shaking snoring of your teenager, snoring can be a source of concern for any parent. Snoring can be a clue that your child is not getting good quality sleep.
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