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Who Gets Custody of the Holidays?

Adding flexibility to holiday traditions can maintain joy for children of divorce BY KARYN BRODSKY Many view their holiday traditions as “the way we’ve always done them,” but a divorce or separation can throw a monkey wrench into the best-laid

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What Should A Dad Look Like?

by Alicia Wanek How many times have you caught yourself saying something to your kids that your parents said to you like, “Don’t make me pull this car over!” or perhaps “One day you’ll thank me,” or “Because I said

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Planning for a Successful Financial Future

It’s fall, and football is upon us once again. Just as your favorite team is working hard to develop their strategy for a winning season, now might be the time to make sure you have all the players in place

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Healthy Co-Parenting

By Dr. Dean Beckloff / Contributor It’s tough, this thing called co-parenting. When two parents have separated and are now living in two homes, it can be quite the challenge. If two adults have decided that they cannot live together

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Finding a Strategy for Mental Wellness

Finding a Strategy for Mental Wellness By Natalie Croitoru | Contributor In high school, I was a stressed-out teenager. I fixated on grades. I resented criticism. I invested in the wrong relationships. I was over-extended, and my stress eventually began to

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Kick Off a New Passion

By Alicia Wanek Perhaps this fall has meant a big transition for your child.  Moving on to middle school, high school or off to college brings big changes for your kids, but it can bring big changes for you as

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The Happiest of Times?

  The ‘Empty Nest’ Leaves Time to Talk and Play with Your Spouse By Jeff Anderson / Contributor I don’t understand. I was looking forward to this. I don’t have to go to basketball games anymore. No more recitals or

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Your Personal Game Plan

  9 Steps to Changing Your Life by Dr. Melanie Ross Mills / Contributor I led a group a few years ago on the topic of contentment. One woman asked a question that’s never left me. An emotionally charged “Beth”

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Tackling Your Financial Game Plan Requires a Dependable Team

  By Shashin Shah / Contributor It’s fall, and football is upon us once again. Just as your favorite team is working hard to develop their strategy for a winning season, now might be the time to make sure you

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