Thoughts

2015

School Daze Part Three: What to Tell the Teacher

Sep 10, 2015

School Daze Part Three: What to Tell the Teacher School Daze: A Four-Part series addressing the challenges kids face going back to school after their parents separate or divorce. Navigating the emotional upheavals and adjustments of divorce may be challenging … Read More

Take Yourself on a Date – Seriously

Jul 16, 2015

According to the bazillion profiles on dating sites, nearly everyone likes romantic dinners and walks on the beach. And that’s fine and customary for a typical ‘getting to know you’ date. But how would you like to spend a date … Read More

How to Navigate Single Parenting after Divorce

Jun 10, 2015

Re-establishing Stability and Security for Your Children by Deirdre Hally Shaffer, MSW, LCSW Family systems are wrenched apart during divorce, affecting all family members including all children regardless of their age. Even when the divorce, brings relief and peace to … Read More

Self-care is not Self-ish

Apr 23, 2015

by Deirdre Hally Shaffer, LCSW “Codependent relationships are a type of dysfunctional helping relationship where one person supports or enables another person’s addiction, poor mental health, immaturity, irresponsibility, or under-achievement. Among the core characteristics of codependency, the most common theme … Read More

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