By: Adrienne Durkin. Telling a child that a new baby is joining the family is no small task. Some children are excited and overjoyed, but many are apprehensive and skeptical. This is a particularly big transition for an only child. They have been the sole benefactor of their parent’s love and attention for their entire… [More]
By: Sherrie Campbell, Ph.D. Emotional endurance is the ability to stay strong under challenging circumstances. Life is designed to present challenge after challenge demanding us to stretch physically, emotionally, mentally and spiritually. Without these challenges and unexpected shifts in life we would not grow. What we learn, when we stay true to ourselves, regardless of… [More]
By: Mary Jo Rapini, MEd, LPC. A brand new year presents many opportunities to help our children with the challenges that come their way. One of the things we may not think about is the importance of continually growing and making changes in our lives as individuals. Our children learn by watching us. In fact,… [More]
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By: Paul Holinger, M.D. Kids may say the darndest things—but toddlers seem to have the market cornered on defiant expressions of opinion. Your once sweet—but inarticulate—baby turns into a fountain of “No!” Sometimes, it may sound as if your two-year-old doesn’t like you much anymore: “No.” “Go Away!” “Mine!” “Stop!” But toddlers aren’t looking to […]
By: Jennifer Fischer. Have you found yourself surrounded in a sea of clothes, artwork, mismatched furniture and more kitchen appliances than you can count? Or are you too embarrassed for friends and family to come over, fearing they will label you as “hoarder?” If you search “tips for reducing clutter in the home,” more than […]
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By: Cheryl Tallman. Is it your turn to host Thanksgiving or Christmas Dinner this year? Lucky You! I wish I could give you an “Easy” button for your holiday meals, but the best I can do is to share some terrific tips that will help you get through the Holidays smoothly! Develop the menu: The […]
By: Terrance Zepke. 5 Tips for the Ultimate Halloween Party! 1. The most important thing is planning. You don’t have to be a domestic diva or Martha Stewart to have a great party, but you have to have a plan and be organized. Invitations should go out 3-4 weeks in advance and you need to […]
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By: Mary Jo Rapini, MEd, LPC. A brand new year presents many opportunities to help our children with the challenges that come their way. One of the things we may not think about is the importance of continually growing and making changes in our lives as individuals. Our children learn by watching us. In fact, […]
By: Mary Jo Rapini, MEd, LPC. Miley Cyrus had us all talking after the MTV-VMA Awards, but the talk wasn’t positive. A woman who had grown up influencing girls with Hannah Montana and Disney doesn’t naturally choose twerking unless she has run out of artistic options or is rebelling against the crowd that helped make […]