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Your Presence Is The Present You Give Your Kids

Parenting 101 especially after divorce most important tip: Be present with your kids. Listen. Take the time and stop what you’re doing so that they feel like you’re listening to them, you’re hearing what they’re telling you and they feel … Continue reading

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Is Anxiety From Not Processing Your Feelings?

I am not saying that children nor adults can’t have anxiety to the degree where it’s a disorder because both of mine were diagnosed with it.  Both chose to take medications which they subsequently went off of (with Dr. approval) … Continue reading

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It’s All In The Way We Speak

When someone tells me what to do, I don’t like it. Not that I’m against authority. No, but if you’re insisting I read a certain book or act as if you are my professor, I don’t find it fun. When … Continue reading

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Be Careful What You Say To Your Kids

Growing up, I was the elder of two kids with strict parents. Right from the start, I was told that I was the smart, responsible one and that I was also the ‘peace-maker’ so it was my job to keep … Continue reading

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Listen To Your Kids

I’ve been known to go off on a tangent talking with my kids – sometimes it might have even been lecturing in hopes that I could ward off any hard lessons they could encounter by being a proactive parent.  But … Continue reading

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