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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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Secure Your Financial Future

  By Taylor Nipp  / Contributor Few things are as dynamic as technology and finance.  In an ever-changing world, it’s difficult to keep up with the most current trends.  As a wealth manager, it is my job to stay abreast

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6 Simple Ways to Raise Kids Who Love to Read

    by Lisa A. Beach Since my childhood days of reading comic books and Nancy Drew mysteries, I’ve always been a voracious reader. As the family bookworm, I earned the nickname “Booka” from my dad, who was a big

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Elementary to Middle School

  “Oh you got to learn to roll with the changes” “Roll with the Changes,” REO Speedwagon; lyrics by Kevin Patrick Cronin By Karyn Brodsky Elementary to middle school or junior high is “like the biggest rollercoaster ride at the

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