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Articles about family dynamics and parenting.

‘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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17 Questions Parents Should Ask Their High-School Graduates this Summer

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17 Questions Parents Should Ask Their High-School Graduates this Summer   Congratulations on your child’s graduation! You survived college applications, rejections, acceptances and decisions, final exams and graduation festivities. And now here you are with less than two months before your child heads off to college.  Perhaps there is a summer job or family vacation, but […]

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Now Offering Video Tutorial Course on Bullying Prevention

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Laura Silverstein’s ECourse:  How to Prevent Bullying (Without Using the Word Bullying) now available for $20. Diego Castellanos, Host of ABC’s Peurto Rican Panorama, Spotlights Bullying I had the privilege of joining Mr. Diego Castellanos, with fellow panel members, Atty. Tanya Alvarado and Atty. Stephanie Gonzalez to discuss the very important issue of bullying prevention. […]

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Bullying Isn’t Inevitable: Here’s How to Help

Bullying is a serious problem that leads to negative outcomes for all involved. One of the biggest myths about bullying is that it can be sorted out naturally between the kids involved. This isn’t true. The best way to resolve the problem is to work with the whole system including kids, schools, parents and the […]

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“It’s a pretty amazing thing to be part of:” A Conversation with Laura Silverstein, LCSW

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By Elizabeth Helen Spencer During my conversation with Laura, I was struck by her description of couples counseling as an opportunity for two partners to find and feel the love they have for each other. While many people imagine couples counseling as a place where people fight or complain about each other, Laura describes it […]

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10 Questions to ask your Mom this Weekend!

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Make Every Sunday Mother’s Day! While flowers and great food are wonderful ways to celebrate Mother’s Day or any weekend, what many of us want the most is to feel connected, valued and appreciated.  It is fun and interesting  to raise new topics for conversation and also a great way to maintain close connection. These questions to […]

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