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Bipolar Disorder

18 Tips for Raising a Child with Bipolar Disorder

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Treat each child individually


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Expose them to, and encourage diverse interests


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Encourage spirituality


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Encourage giving


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Teach responsibility


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Never tolerate unkind actions


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Have fun together


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If trouble arises, don't hesitate to help


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Open communication is a must


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Value your child's opinions


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Go overboard for a good cause


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Love your spouse openly


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Encourage education and hard work without focusing on career or money


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Volunteer for organizations where your kids are involved


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Form relationships with their teachers


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Be your child's biggest advocate


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Be affectionate


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Remember it's not all work


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