Co-Parenting During the Holidays: More Memories, Fewer Meltdowns
Dec08

Co-Parenting During the Holidays: More Memories, Fewer Meltdowns

The holidays are a time of excitement and delight for any child — festive decorations, gifts, and family get-togethers are sure to make wonderful memories for years to come. But what happens when the family unit has split up? While the parents may struggle with the end of their relationship during this nostalgic time, it can also be tough for any children involved. Drama and built-up tension can easily lead to tantrums from kids of...

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How To Handle Your Kids Returning Home For The Holidays
Nov17

How To Handle Your Kids Returning Home For The Holidays

As wonderful as the holidays are, when your college kids come home, the stress usually escalates. It’s not that you don’t want to see them. In fact, you’re looking forward to it, but the problem lies in expectations. You want to welcome your adult child home from school, yet you’re not sure you can see him/her technically all grown up. Remember that your child has been away from home where rules and...

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8 WAYS TO KNOW IF YOUR MARRIAGE CAN SURVIVE
Aug04

8 WAYS TO KNOW IF YOUR MARRIAGE CAN SURVIVE

Divorce is a crucial decision, which will affect your life and the lives of your family for unknown and countless years. Instead of improving your life, a divorce may give you another set of problems to deal with. Getting ready for a divorce transition begins by evaluating your relationship’s facets. If things aren’t going smoothly between the two of you, here are 8 ways to know if it’s time to think about ending the relationship....

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Are YOU Your Own Top Priority During Divorce? You Should Be!
Jul21

Are YOU Your Own Top Priority During Divorce? You Should Be!

When I fly and hear the safety instruction “fix your own oxygen mask to your face, start breathing normally, THEN AND ONLY THEN can you turn your attention to helping others,” I always think about much more than flight safety. The concept that you need to look after yourself first in times of crisis is critical for your own health and well-being. If you do not prioritize looking after yourself, you may quickly become a liability to...

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Reinvent a New & Improved Aging Experience
Oct21

Reinvent a New & Improved Aging Experience

Do you ever get distressed when you think about getting older? Is it because you’re fighting the aging process, rather than enjoying your maturity? Are you basing your beliefs on society’s notion of old age and buying into the notion that aging means more pain, more illness, less energy and more problems? If you answered yes, then it’s time to change your thoughts and reinvent a new, improved aging experience. Attitude is the key to...

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If You Are Thinking About Divorce
Sep09

If You Are Thinking About Divorce

It is likely that you have been unhappy for quite some time, if you are considering divorce. People report, on average, being unhappy for approximately seven years before making a move to change their marital status. Divorce is a big decision. One that many people later regret. So before you take the leap, consider the following… Ask yourself if you have tried EVERYTHING. Everything. That means self-help books. Asking your...

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