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Apr17
The Case For Low-Tech Anxiety Management For Teens

The Case For Low-Tech Anxiety Management For Teens

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Teens are likely to turn to their computers and/or peers when they’re stressed out, but could old-school hand-crafting be a better solution?

Apr16
Thinking Of Boston

Thinking Of Boston

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It greatly saddens me that it was just four months ago that I wrote Thinking of Newtown. Here we are again mourning as a nation. Thinking about how to explain and talk about this tragedy with our children.

Apr06
When Your Child Is A Perfectionist

When Your Child Is A Perfectionist

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My nine year old daughter is a perfectionist.

This past six week marking period she got her first ever B. She stomped up to her room and slammed the door. It hadn’t occurred to me before this that perhaps being a perfectionist had a negative side.

Mar22
17 Ways to Be a Happier Parent

17 Ways to Be a Happier Parent

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I made a conscious effort to figure out what would make me the happiest. What things gave me the most bang for my buck, so to speak. And the rest I just let go. Is there a way to just be happier? Or is the real secret to stop making yourself crazy with the things that don’t matter?

Jan21
Grandparents & the Cycle of Abuse

Grandparents & the Cycle of Abuse

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A mom finds herself and young family pulled into her husband’s family’s cycle of emotional and verbal abuse. She needs practical advice on how to save the relationship with her children’s grandparents, if that is at all possible.

Nov20
8 Ways to Raise Thankful Kids

8 Ways to Raise Thankful Kids

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This is the time of year when we all start to thinks about being thankful. It is the time when we reflect on the past year and consider where we want to go in our lives in the upcoming one. How have you helped your children be thankful for all they are blessed with?

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