Tag Archives: Family

Meet Kate Nesterwitz, MS, LMFT

Kate Nesterwitz has been studying relationships since she was 18 when she began her college career studying Family Science, Couple and Family Therapy and Psychology. “Relationships are the foundation of society. People affect us all the time,” Kate explains. “Our … Continue reading

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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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Consider the Turkey

“Smile, breathe and go slowly.” – Thich Nhat Hanh, Zen Buddhist monk Anyone who has prepared a Thanksgiving dinner is likely familiar with this scenario: You spend two or three days shopping, cooking and cleaning up in preparation for the feast. … Continue reading

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November is National Runaway Prevention Month: The Tragedy of Runaway and Homeless Youth

Right about now, most of us are thinking about spending time with family and friends, gathering for meals and exchanging gifts. But for the estimated 1.6 to 2.8 million runaway and homeless youth in America, the only concern is day-to-day … 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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Is Anxiety the New Normal? – Mental Health Wellness Week

As we rush around with jobs, kids, keeping up with the Joneses, or even binge-watching the latest hot television series, it’s no wonder more and more of us are asking, Is this all there is? Today’s midlife (or earlier) crises … Continue reading

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It Takes a Village

Tribal societies, whose parenting and child-rearing practices have remained essentially the same for… well… ever, offer some interesting insights into the best practices for raising children to be well-adjusted, productive, happy adults. These methods have been rebranded for modern Western … Continue reading

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