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Alcohol Addiction: What is it, How Is it Treated and How do Family and Friends help themselves?

What is alcohol addiction? Alcohol addiction (alcoholism) involves problems controlling your drinking, being preoccupied with alcohol, continuing to use alcohol even when it causes problems, having to drink more to get the same effect, or having withdrawal symptoms when you rapidly decrease or stop drinking. It doesn’t matter what type of alcohol you consume or the… Read More Alcohol Addiction: What is it, How Is it Treated and How do Family and Friends help themselves?

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Why Do You Need Personal Development In Relationships?

What is Personal Development? When most people think of personal development they think hobbies and interests being developed either as an individual or as a couple. Personal development looks at you, your life, your relationships -all of them – and your career. It usually means being able to look at how you think, feel and… Read More Why Do You Need Personal Development In Relationships?

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What Is Dyspraxia/DCD?

What is dyspraxia/DCD? Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD) is commonly known as Dyspraxia in the UK and Ireland. It is a disorder affecting fine and/or gross motor coordination in children and adults. It can also be know as the Clumsy Disorder, Motor Learning Problem or Sensory Processing Disorder. As children grow their difficulties may present in… Read More What Is Dyspraxia/DCD?

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How To Help Early Reader Development – From Birth To 2 Years.

Most adults don’t consider reading development until pre-school (play school) but reading development takes place at a much earlier age.  Literacy skills involve much more than just being able to read, it involves conversation, reading and writing. From birth you can help you child build their vocabulary, the moment you start to talk to your… Read More How To Help Early Reader Development – From Birth To 2 Years.