The festival is also known as Krishnashtami, Shri Krishna Jayanti. People usually observe a fast on Janmashtami and worship the childhood form of Lord Krishna which is also known as Bal Gopal. However, the complete fast of Janmashtami comprises two days. Those who are not able to observe the fast for both days can break their fast on the next morning of Janmashtami. … [Read more...] about Janmashtami 2020: Quotes, Wishes And Messages To Share On This Day
Child quotes for parents
The opening line comes from François Mauriac’s marvelous Thérèse Desqueyroux—a novel that was voted by French readers as one of the most memorable books of the 20th century. The book is indeed memorable. Thérèse, the main character of the book, has tried, unsuccessfully, to poison her husband. Her case goes to court but is dismissed. In an attempt to keep the family’s reputation intact, her would-be victim withholds pertinent facts that would have otherwise led to her conviction. Now, she has to return home to him. During her trip back, she thinks of what has transpired and daydreams about what lies ahead. … [Read more...] about Parenting and Boredom
Believe it or not, one of the simplest things might be just having that “one good friend.” Helping to foster this and creating opportunities to explore these (e.g. clubs or team sports) may be one of the biggest elements that help students feel less isolated. Shared abilities and interests, as is true with all humans, are key to feeling less isolated. … [Read more...] about Why Is My Gifted Child So… Quirky? Sullen? Needy?
Regarding the parent/teen relationship, it’s important for parents to have a handle on how all parties are reacting to normal adolescent separation. Is the teen so dependent on her parents that she is missing out on typical teenage activities? Conversely, is there a painful amount of hostility or distance between the parents and teen? Chronic illness adds anxiety and trauma into the parent/child relationship. Therapy and/or support from other similarly-situated families can allow the anxiety and trauma to be worked through, freeing up families to proceed with healthy development. … [Read more...] about Chronic Illness and Adolescence
For example, a surgeon whose son was mentally ill prescribed psychotropic medications to him because he refused to go to a psychiatrist. This surgeon was entering into a dual relationship with her child and prescribing outside of her area of competence, but felt desperate to help her son. Another physician, deeply unsettled by his wife’s diagnosis with and treatment for breast cancer, had an extramarital affair with a nurse who was also his employee. This physician sought comfort without thinking about the boundaries he was violating at work, the risk he was creating for his practice, or the harm he was causing to his marriage. … [Read more...] about Professional Self-Care to Prevent Ethics Violations