When Tantrums Become Abnormal

Abnormal Tantrums

Tantrums are normal in young children and to be expected as they grow and learn appropriate ways to express themselves and communicate with others around them. However, sometimes tantrums can indicate more serious underlying issues, such as depression, trauma, fear, or other emotional, social, or psychological problems. So, how do you tell the difference?

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Requirements for Orphan Care Workers

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The following information comes from the U.S. government’s occupational outlook handbook. It is a trusted source. Find a link to this information at the bottom of the page.

How to Become a Kindergarten or Elementary School Teacher

“Kindergarten and elementary school teachers must have a bachelor’s degree. In addition, public school teachers must have a state-issued certification or license.”

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How to Develop a New Habit

When it comes to effective orphan care, breaking old habits and forming new ones is always a part of the process. Many children come from very traumatic pasts, have been hurt, neglected, or abused. They have formed habits, many times that are damaging, in order to protect themselves. New habits need to be developed. In this post by Dr. Acha, learn how to help the children you serve develop new habits. Maybe you’ll learn how to form a new habit for yourself as well.

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6 Stages of Grooming – Child Sexual Abuse

Signs on Child Sexual Abuse

Unfortunately, in our world, there are many people who aim to harm the young, innocent, and vulnerable. Oftentimes children are victims in tragic and horrific crimes, whether that be sexual, emotional, or physical. But what many don’t know is that the process by which an offender draws a victim into these situations tends to happen overtime and is often referred to as “grooming”.

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The Difference Between Governing and Leading

When it comes to running a nonprofit organization, regardless of its purpose, it’s key to remember that as leaders we can either govern or we can lead. They may sound like very similar concepts, but in reality there are huge differences! In this post, Dr. Acha teaches what those differences are and which one you should be focusing on in your leadership style.

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Piaget’s Stages of Child Developement

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Jean Piaget was a Swiss psychologist and genetic epistemologist who is famously known for his theory of cognitive development. Piaget’s theory differs from other similar theories because he focused only on children, as opposed to all learners.

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The Importance of a Father

Importance of a Father

Who is your father?

If you are a child growing up in a developing country, especially within Africa, this is one of the first things you’re asked when meeting someone. It’s a question that haunts the ears of many orphans within these countries who are left unsure of who they are, where they belong, or what their purpose is.

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