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The four C’s of couplehood: Connection, communication, chemistry and co-parenting

Posted by on Nov 17, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

The three C’s of a healthy couplehood are: Connection – mentally, emotionally, spiritually, and physically; Communication and Chemistry.

Shared connection, is how a couple enjoys their companionship.  What are their shared interests, values, and how do they like to spend time with each other?

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10 ways to help children develop resilience

Posted by on Feb 16, 2017 in Parenting | 0 comments

10 ways to help children develop resilience

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Parents often ask me, “How can I help my child to become more resilient?” Given that life is full of obstacles and challenges, teaching children to be resilient is important. (more…)

I Had My Kids’ Technology Use Under Control… Then Came the Snow Day

Posted by on Feb 13, 2017 in Family Time, Kid Activities, Parenting | 0 comments

I Had My Kids’ Technology Use Under Control… Then Came the Snow Day

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Regardless of how much I try to get ahead in terms of managing my kids’ technology use, school snow days mean I’m behind again. Just this week, I re-instituted for about the fifth time a ‘no tech use during the school week’ policy. (more…)

Parent Rap: 5 ways to build a child’s grit

Posted by on Feb 13, 2017 in Parenting | 0 comments

Parent Rap: 5 ways to build a child’s grit

Crunch time is here for students. Expectations peak between now and the end of the year. February and beyond are months filled with more homework, more studying, more tests and more stress. (more…)

8 ways to help end bullying this month

Posted by on Oct 17, 2016 in Parenting | 0 comments

8 ways to help end bullying this month

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Bullying is an age-old problem; however, after the shootings at Columbine High School, experts and educators began to recognize that bullying can have deadly consequences if not addressed.

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10 tips for effective co-parenting

Posted by on Oct 2, 2016 in Couples, Parenting | 0 comments

10 tips for effective co-parenting

 

 

How well do you co-parent and what would your partner say? Co-parenting is one of the biggest concerns married parents have and yet often they don’t realize the impact their differences have on their children. Often times when parents want help with a struggling child, they end up discussing parental communication and management of disagreements. (more…)

8 tips for parents outsourcing responsibilities

Posted by on Sep 16, 2016 in Parenting, Savvy Parenting, Technology | 0 comments

8 tips for parents outsourcing responsibilities

Hiring out services that are traditionally assumed by parents is the latest trend happening in today’s modern families. Whether it’s the Uber car that drives your child to their soccer practice for urbanites or the nanny who attends the weekly physical therapy appointment for suburbanites, more and more outsiders are taking the place of parents and being hired to fill in the gaps where parents can’t. (more…)

9 ways to deal with the end-of-summer blues

Posted by on Aug 20, 2016 in Parenting, Savvy Parenting | 0 comments

9 ways to deal with the end-of-summer blues

For many of us, winter blues pale in contrast of the end-of-summer doldrums. Many parents, myself included, don’t want to even think about how life will change dramatically in just 14 days. (more…)

11 tips for healthy living

Posted by on Aug 5, 2016 in Family Time, Parenting | 0 comments

11 tips for healthy living

The number of overweight people in the United States, including children, has increased more than 30 percent in the last 30 years, and activity levels are down considerably while screen time is up. What can you do as a parent to help your family and your children get fit and healthy and stay that way throughout the school year?

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Are We Next? Eleven ways to respond to children’s fears of terrorism

Posted by on Jul 27, 2016 in Parenting | 0 comments

Are We Next? Eleven ways to respond to children’s fears of terrorism

For children, hearing about almost daily terrorist attacks happening all over the world can be very frightening. In 2016 alone, there have been more than 100 terrorist events worldwide and recently, many have hit close to home.  (more…)

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