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Teach your children the importance of taking time for yourself

March 24, 2017

Mother’s Day is right around the corner. Cards and flowers are always a nice treat, especially when those gifts are from your children. Or maybe […]

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20 Things moms don’t need to feel guilty about

October 5, 2016

Ugh. Mommy guilt. Will it ever go away? Here’s the scoop about guilt. Guilt reinforces this idea that who we are as Moms is not […]

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How to discuss Alzheimer’s and dementia with your children

June 17, 2016

It’s time to talk to your children about Grandma (who’s been acting strangely). Grandma has Alzheimer’s. You might think if you don’t discuss this painful […]

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Make your marriage a priority and your kids benefit

June 2, 2016

If there’s one thing that will throw a wrench in married-life, it’s kids. Don’t get me wrong, kids are a tremendous blessing and source of […]

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10 Things I wish I knew before I went into the real world

May 10, 2016

I must confess, I laughed when I saw Maria Shriver had come out with a book called, Ten Things I Wish I’d Known Before I […]

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Love and fear: 10 Points teenage girls should know about love

February 11, 2016

This piece started as a letter to my teenage daughter. Much to my dismay she now has a boyfriend. Although I would have preferred she […]

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2 Major steps to anger management

January 21, 2016

Anger is a universal emotion. Every human being gets angry at one time or another. We have experienced hurt, disappointment, deceit, rejection, betrayal, and many […]

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In times of tragedy, keep your kids close (by letting go of control)

January 6, 2016

Social media and consumer marketing tells us that if we do this, take that, wear this, and buy that, we will be happy. Similarly, rewards […]

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