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10 Parenting Lessons From the Patriots

patriotsAs the Super Bowl approaches, the Patriots are in the spotlight again, and not just for the Superbowl. Now there’s the ball-pressure accusations — Deflategate, as it’s been coined by media. For fans, it’s pretty personal; attacking the Patriots hits us where it hurts. And our hometown team has been both successful and questionable to some, for a number of years, leaving many of us wondering how to respond to all the hoopla.

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9 Cool Parenting Tips to Combat Winter Doldrums

parentwinterWinter is here in full force. Just this week we had sub-zero temperatures and many schools were closed. My older clients have said that it’s not like it used to be when kids bundled up to endure the harsh elements. Today, many families justify staying indoors when it’s cold because it’s easy to distract kids with video games.

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Parent Rap: Parents Can Model Positive Change with New Year’s Resolutions

Angus-PhilMany parents strive to make positive changes in their personal lives but feel that they don’t have the time to commit to themselves. Parents today get so busy with parenting concerns that often their own needs get overlooked. New Year’s resolutions are a way to bring those sought-after personal goals and self-improvement needs to fruition.

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Giving Technology: 4 Tips to Guide Parents

kidstechnologyAt the top of many children’s Christmas lists this year are video games, iPads and computers. Technology can be an amazing, but potentially dangerous, gift that needs close supervision.

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Divorced Parents, Give the Gift of ‘No Drama’ to Your Children This Holiday Season

n-SAD-CHRISTMAS-large570-1Wouldn’t it be truly wonderful if there could be a truce on the hostility and anger that exists for many divorced parents during most of the year? After all, Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year… or at least that’s what Andy Williams says on his famous Christmas album.

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Ask Dr. Kate Roberts: Sharing Your Kids on Social Media

facebook-kids-2Question: I see so many pictures of kids today on Facebook. I want to share, but I’m afraid to post my kids pictures on social media. Is this really safe and how much is too much?

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Celebrating The Holidays With Family Moderation And Gratitude

images-3For many people, the closer it gets to the holidays, the more their stress increases. The holidays are supposed to be joyful and yet, so often in our culture, the focus is on what we are going to get instead of what we can give to others.

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