Pssst…DAD

I have a secret I’d like to share with you. Do you get frustrated helping your kids shop for Mother’s Day? read...
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Get Cesared.

Many times when I work with families I help them develop hand signals to slow or stop a heated discussion. This way everyone has the potential of gaining control of their words. During one of these sessions I reached over and poked a father in the shoulder to stop engaging in a verbal battle. The son turned to me and said, “You just Cesared my dad.” Of course I googled who Cesar...
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HALLOWEEN

May you navigate the tricks in life and be rewarded with treats. Have a safe Halloween.
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Work, Work, Work, Work, Work

Young adult: “My mom was so mean to me! She made me do chores!” Me: “What kind of chores?” Young adult: “Dusting, mopping, vacuuming, and washing dishes.” Me: “How old were you?” Young adult: “I was in High School.” Me: (stunned silence) read...
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Your REAL Child

Take a moment to picture your ideal child. Is the child polite, thoughtful and kind? What about obedient, open to your directions and honest? Does the child get good grades? Is he or she helpful and socialized? read...
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Ready. Set. Action!

Parenting a pre-teen or teen is an incredible roller coaster ride. You may feel so excited that you are communicating with your teen. The two of you are in sync. Life is smooth. Just when you are feeling at the top of your parenting game your stomach turns to knots as the roller coaster plunges you into feelings of inadequacy with the turmoil of emotional fights. read...
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