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Helping Your Child Through a Divorce: A Parent’s Guide
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Helping Your Child Through a Divorce: A Parent’s Guide

The divorce rate has been declining for a few decades now, which sounds like good news. But if you’re considering a divorce, it probably doesn’t feel that way. Divorce is agonizing in almost every circumstance, but especially if children are involved. Many parents stay together because they’re scared that divorcing will mess up their children for life.  Researchers from the London School of Economics and Political Science even found that children of divorce are more likely to gain weight. That sounds bad, but a lot depends on the particular situation. Keep reading to find out how you, as a parent, can help your child manage during the divorce process.  Keep Things As Civil As Possible Parents who can work together even in divorce are putting their kids in a lot better position than th...
Deafness and Hearing Loss: Resources for People With Hearing Loss
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Deafness and Hearing Loss: Resources for People With Hearing Loss

Hearing loss can be devastating if you aren’t prepared to deal with it. The psychological effects of losing the ability to hear can be difficult to handle and the practical issues are only compounded when you consider how much of our lives are based on sound. There are many resources available to people who are hearing impaired to help alleviate these issues, however, so here are a few suggestions to keep in mind when you are on the lookout for help.  Audiologists are healthcare professionals who help diagnose and treat people who are suffering from hearing loss, so if you or someone you know is suffering from hearing loss it may be worthwhile to seek one out. Before seeking such a person out, however, it would be a good idea to prepare as many questions as you can so you get as much ou...