Archive for December, 2010

Taking Care of Your Self while Parenting

Tensions can build for everyone in a family when parents don’t have time to enjoy each other’s company. Even though family time is often in short supply, I believe that parents need to spend time
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The value of one on one “dates” with your child.

This is a moving story about a single Mom with two boys who relocated to New York from outside the US. “Helen” moved shortly after finalizing her divorce and accepting a job promotion in her
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Helping a Child with a “Bad” Habit.

Dear Sharon, My son is constantly picking his nose and I can’t get him to stop. It seems to be a nervous habit and he’s now 10 years old and it looks terrible. Some teachers
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Helping a Child Communicate

Many young people are reluctant to share the details of their day. One family activity that can help little ones open up is to find a relatively relaxed time of day (bed time, meal time,
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