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Confessions of an alcoholic mom: Telling my kids

October 29, 2013

By Kathleen Scott* When I introduce myself from here on out, I’m supposed to say, “Hi, my name is ____________, and I’m an alcoholic.” That’s […]

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7 Ways to ease your child’s transition back to school

August 12, 2013

By Steve Reifman The process of transitioning back to school at the conclusion of summer vacation can be very difficult for children. There are many […]

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3 Tips for better communication with your teen

May 23, 2013

By Jerry Weichman, Ph.D. Parent: “How was your day?” Teen: “Good.” Parent: “What did you do today?” Teen: “Nothing.” Does that sound like a recent […]

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Gift ideas for the tech-savvy Mom {Infographic}

May 9, 2013

Technology has made it easier to stay in touch with the ones you love – especially your dear Mom. While some of our Moms refuse […]

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Legal separation or divorce: Which is better financially?

April 16, 2013

By Jeff Landers We’re all familiar with couples that decide to live separately for a while before actually getting divorced. And typically, these couples use […]

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Choosing Happiness: Diary of a Stage Mother’s Daughter

March 21, 2013

By Melissa Francis Photo credit: NBCU Photo Bank As a journalist, I have built a career around asking other people questions. But answering them? That […]

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Tweens experimenting with drugs

March 19, 2013

By Jerry Weichman, Ph.D. Tweens love to try new things, including dangerous, addictive drugs. Would you be able to tell if your kids were sampling […]

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Family travel: Overlooked spring break destinations

February 7, 2013

Popular spring break destinations book up fast and attract crowds, but families willing to think outside the family vacation box still have plenty of time […]

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