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Facing Tough Times Together

What are parents to do when their child faces adversity and disappointment? By Dr. Dean Beckloff | Contributor Dreams are great! Many times as parents, we see our kids pursuing dreams with great vigor and enthusiasm. We can feel so proud

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6 Steps To Fulfill Your Dreams

If you think it’s too late, think again By Deborah Dobbs, M.A. / Contributor It was February 2006, the week before I delivered my daughter. I was enjoying lunch with my father at Lavendou Bistro, my favorite place. I remember savoring

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REBEL AGAINST BUSYNESS

By Deborah Walsh Dobbs, M.A. / Contributor The deadline for this article is tomorrow, and I’ve been too busy to write it. At least I’ve done plenty of research on being busy! I did that while pretending to pay attention at

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Spring Clean Your Life

By Deborah Walsh Dobbs, M.A. | Contributor Warning: This isn’t your typical how-to piece. It’s more of a challenge. To de-clutter our calendars, we might benefit from changing the way we think about our time and what our calendars represent. Much of

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When is “Good Enough,” Enough?

4 steps to build your child’s “I am enough” belief By Dr. Sandy Gluckman | Contributor We all want our kids to become their very best selves. We support, encourage and prod them so that they can be everything they are

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Helping Kids Cope with Grief

By Dr. Dean Beckloff Grief is more than sadness – it’s pain that feels deep and hard. Sometimes it comes in tiny packages over a smaller loss, and other times it can be the overwhelming kind that is beyond pain.

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Heartbreak with Less Heartache

Taking the High Road and Avoiding the Pitfalls in a Divorce  By Alicia Wanek Frequently identified among the top 5 most stressful events that can occur in your life, divorce is, by all accounts, hard.  Few situations impact your emotional

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It’s We, Not Me!

Marriages of the Decades, and Decades, and Decades by Deb Silverthorn To have and to hold til death do us part.” These words couldn’t be more meaningful to those celebrating devotion not always rosy, but always blessed. For Jan and Malva

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Understanding The Teenage Brain

Our teenagers may look grown up, but their brains are still developing and they don’t always make the best decisions.  How can we as parents keep them safe? By Alicia Wanek All parents believe at their core that their job is

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