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Articles about family dynamics and parenting.

Pulling Your Marital Weight: 5 Ways to Create Fairness in Managing a Household

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Pulling Your Marital Weight: 5 Ways to Create Fairness in Managing a Household “You have no idea how hard it is to get up in the middle of the night for midnight feedings, work all day, then walk through the door and everyone in the house seems to have questions for me and more things […]

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5 Ways to Date your Spouse when you have Small Children

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“I Miss My Partner” 5 Ways to Date Your Spouse When You Have Small Children (Get Creative!) Being a parent is not for the faint of heart. Anyone with small children is all-too-familiar with the hectic nature of raising babies and toddlers.  During awake hours, you are teaching, nurturing, preparing meals, eating together, cleaning up […]

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Cyberbullying

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For Your Child: Know the Signs of Cyberbullying Children and teens face pressures today that parents can never understand. Not only are they worried about school, grades and extracurricular activities, they are faced with a constant stream of information and communication via computers, smartphones and social media. What is Cyberbullying? Bullying is increasingly troubling today […]

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Fidget Spinners-Toss or Keep?

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Curbing the Urge to Toss the Fidget Spinners: Surprising Benefits Your Kids Get From Fidgeting By Dr. Meghan Prato Have you ever found yourself sitting at a meeting at work bouncing your foot up and down? How about clicking your pen cap? Chewing gum? Doodling? Chances are, you’ve caught yourself twirling your hair or the […]

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4 Things Your Kids Need from You Tonight

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4 Things Your Kids Need From You, and How to Give it to them Tonight One of the most frequent worries I see as a therapist from parents is concern about being a good parent.  In general, I find that most people, regardless of how effective their methods are, just want their kids to grow […]

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‘Tis the Season to be…Stressed

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A Parent’s Guide to Surviving Holiday Stress By Dr. Meghan Prato Holiday stress is real. As the weather becomes colder, every parent is painfully aware of the stressors related to the holiday season.  From financial constraints, to remembering to move the elf, to tense family interactions. This can be a very stressful time of year […]

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19 Ways to Say Thank You

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Why Every Day Should Be Thanksgiving My favorite Thanksgiving tradition is not watching the big floats in the parade, playing touch football in the crisp fall air or cooking those family famous sweet potatoes with grandma, but having each person around the table say what they are thankful for. With the Thanksgiving holiday right around […]

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How to Foster Emotional Intelligence in Children

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Why is Emotional Intelligence in Children Important? As a parent, you have probably heard about the importance of emotional intelligence in children. You want to raise a child who is kind and empathetic. Our ability to function in human relationships has a significant impact on our quality of life. One’s ability to manage emotions in […]

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What’s the Difference Between a Psychiatrist and a Psychologist?

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Perhaps you are considering the idea that you could benefit from some professional support, but you’re not sure where to start.  Perhaps you have heard different titles and professional terms, but never really understood the difference. This article will clarify the differences and similarities among mental health professionals. What’s the Difference between a Psychiatrist and a […]

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3 Communication Mistakes You Don’t Know You’re Making

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Are you making any of these 3 communication mistakes? You are probably articulate and informed, and present yourself very well in social and professional situations.  Maybe you’re able to negotiate business deals with many commas and zeros, or convince your three-year-old that she’d rather join you at the grocery store than continue watching her favorite […]

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