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Make Free Play a Priority In Your Child’s Life

Today’s kids are immersed in a laundry list of activities and classes even before they reach school-age. As a parent, you want to give your child the best advantage in life as possible. However, over-scheduling and over-stimulating your child may be hindering his intelligence rather than helping ... Read More

When a Child Loses a Loved One, Part 2

When your child experiences the loss of a loved one, life for him will never the same again. In my last blog post, I shared the stages of grief, and how your child sees and experiences life after such great loss. Now, you, the parent, must be honest with your grieving child, being mindful to ... Read More

When a Child Loses a Loved One, Part One

When your child experiences the loss of a loved one – whether a grandparent, parent, sibling, friend, or teacher – he can become detached from his feelings, in a sense, out of time. The worst has happened and, in his mind, nothing can restore a state of normalcy again. Since bereavement is a ... Read More

How to Make the Most of Menopause, Together

Hot flashes. Mood swings. Depression. Memory Loss. Vaginal dryness. Loss of libido. Bladder problems. At first glance, menopause may seem like an awful, overwhelmingly negative life change. Yet despite the laundry list of negatives, there are positive compensations that occur with this mid-life ... Read More

Tips to Help Children Cope With Divorce

Divorce is hard, for all of the individuals involved. When your parents decide to get divorced, you may experience many different, overwhelming, and even conflicting emotions. You may feel torn between the two people you love the most, and you may even feel to blame for what has happened. It ... Read More