Stuck at Home: Ways to Move Forward in Uncertain Times

It’s a difficult time to have goals. Coming out of the turn of the year, you may have been immersed in your efforts to be more organized, working to finally get out of debt, or maybe you resolved to finally work on that body-builder physique. Seemingly overnight, you were forced to shift your focus from […]

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Understanding Your Child’s Challenging Behaviors – Podcast

Why can’t your child just behave? The lens you use to view your child’s behavior has vast implications for your reaction and the way you help your child. If you’re frustrated because you’ve tried everything you can think of to prevent those dramatic meltdowns and it seems like nothing at all sets off those screaming, […]

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You’ve Got 99 Problems – is Social Media One of Them?

As I write this, I’m toiling over how to talk to my daughter about an impulsive—and massive—deleting mission I just carried out on the battlefield of her electronic device.   And honestly, my hesitation is not a result of any shocking activity on her part, or of an earth shattering discovery I’ve made, but rather […]

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Helping or Hurting? Where Parenting Strategies Go Wrong

If you listen closely, you can almost hear the collective sigh of relief from parents as the end of the school year approaches. While the prospect of a summer break from school will be a welcomed change for some families, others may feel they’re trading missing assignments and getting-out-of-bed complaints for fighting over electronics, messy […]

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Curiosity…Killed Your Judgment? An Approach You Can Use to Combat Information Overload, Take Action, and Make Decisions

We’re a generation of information seekers. We hear something interesting and immediately Google, set alerts and throw out polls to gather more data. I’m completely guilty of this, and it’s something I have to continually monitor. I can easily lose hours, lost in rabbit holes of unplanned learning, driven by child-like curiosity. Yet sometimes, I’ve […]

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