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Why Love Is the Most Important Factor in Raising Great Kids
Relationships

Why Love Is the Most Important Factor in Raising Great Kids

(and Eight Everyday Ways to Infuse It into Your Parenting) As parents we’re willing to go to great lengths to ensure that our children live the best lives we can give them. But in the midst of the hustle and bustle, it’s easy for the simplest—and most powerful—expressions of love […]

How to Handle Those Annoying and Awkward Questions at The Holidays
Relationships

How to Handle Those Annoying and Awkward Questions at The Holidays

…From Family You Hardly See The holidays bring family together and with that comes all those annoying and awkward questions from people you don’t see very often: Are you dating anyone?  When are you going to get a real job?  Planning on having kids anytime soon? Jacqueline Whitmore, an internationally-recognized […]

Family Harmony Over the Holidays
Balance & Lifestyle / Communication / Lifestyle / Relationships

Family Harmony Over the Holidays

By Esther Kane Holiday season is upon us again gals. That often means lots of time spent with family- for better and for worse. As a family therapist, I thought you might appreciate some strategies for dealing with the “crazies” that are inevitably brought on by too much “family togetherness” […]

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How To Preserve Your Family’s History

Digital Tools Enable Families to Document the Past and Present for Future Generations By Sharleen Reyes On an episode of the NBC television show, “Who Do You Think You Are?,” film director Spike Lee lamented that he never filmed his own grandmother to try to capture her own personal stories […]

The Devil Made Me Do It, and Susie’s Deviled Eggs
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The Devil Made Me Do It, and Susie’s Deviled Eggs

Yesterday was one of the dog days of summer, where the very act of sitting makes you sweat. Friends called to invite us out on their boat to cool off and have a picnic and we quickly accepted. After we moved here and spent two summers watching the boats on […]

Communication / Holiday Gifts & Ideas / Relationships

DEALING WITH FAMILY CONFLICT DURING THE HOLIDAYS PEACEFULLY

By John Wilder Many people dread the holidays because of conflicts with family members.  There is hope if you follow these guidelines. Fighting comes naturally, peacefully resolving conflict does not.  The problem with fighting is that no one wants to “lose” the fight so we lock into combat that almost […]

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