Category Archives: Change

Are you dreading the holidays? Learn to set boundaries now!

Another Thanksgiving has come and gone and all that remains are the leftovers… and possibly some hard feelings. If looking ahead to the next round of holiday dinners and gatherings has you particularly distressed, you are not alone. On the … Continue reading

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How our brains create habits – for better or worse

Habitual behavior can be quite useful, but often we continue habits regardless of whether they are good or bad, whether we want to or not. Science has found that our ability to break a habit has less to do with … Continue reading

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Congratulations! It’s a Teen! Adopting an Older Child

We Never Outgrow the Need for Family November is National Adoption Month and the 2015 initiative focuses on adopting older children. Many people question the need for teenagers to be adopted, since they are almost grown. The fact is, children … Continue reading

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3 Reasons You Should Give Yourself a Break

Something happened in September and October that you may have noticed. I stopped posting my blog. Not intentionally, of course. I kept meaning to get to it. Friday, Saturday, Wednesday… but week after week, too many other things were getting … Continue reading

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Free-Range Kids

For Back-to-School season, we’re taking a look at different parenting styles and philosophies. Last time we examined Helicopter Parenting. This time, we’re taking on the Free-Range Kids. Remember the good old days, when children played outside – unsupervised – and that was … Continue reading

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Helicopter Parenting is Bad. Or Good.

For Back-to-School season, we’re taking a look at different parenting styles and philosophies. Last time we examined Purposeful Parenting. This time, we’re taking on the Helicopter Parent. The definition of a helicopter parent (according to Google) is “a parent who … Continue reading

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Rapid Resolution Therapy ® – A Powerful Treatment Option for PTSD

As I wrap-up PTSD Awareness Month remember that someone suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and the ongoing effects of a traumatic event or experience, all aspects of daily living, including the ability to work and have healthy relationships, are a … Continue reading

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