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Getting through the Holidays with Grace for Your Kids

Nov 30, 2018

Create a Conflict-Free Zone The holidays can be extremely stressful time of year for many people, and this is especially true for many children and parents in a divorce situation. Divorced parents have an added challenge in maintaining their grace … Read More

Parenting Children with Disabilities

May 08, 2018

Being determined Parenting a child with a disability is exhausting, overwhelming, and rewarding all at the same time. A parent’s love and guidance help that son or daughter overcome many obstacles and do what doctors, teachers and other helping professional … Read More

Forgiveness: Healing Yourself

Mar 15, 2018

Forgiveness is your choice. Forgiveness is all about healing your pain. Forgiveness is not something you are doing for the other person. Forgiveness is your path to emotional freedom from resentment. In Janis Abrahms Spring’s book How Can I Forgive … Read More

Getting Through the Winter ‘School Blues’

Jan 18, 2018

It’s January, It’s Cold, It’s Back to School. Ugh! Re-entry into the new semester for students of all ages, including college students, is often quite a struggle. Getting back into the swing of things after being off for several days … Read More

Divorce and December Holidays

Dec 21, 2017

Together or Alone: Making the Holidays a Joyful Experience The December holidays most frequently celebrated in our community, Christmas and Hanukkah, can be challenging for divorced families — parents and children alike. These celebrations call to mind memories of past … Read More

6 Tips for Compromising with the Kids

Nov 30, 2017

If your child can’t take no for an answer, it may be because you need to up your negotiation skills. Past success may have taught your child to be better at getting his or her way than you are at … Read More

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