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5 Tips for Overcoming Heartbreak    

Heartbreak and break-ups are difficult no matter the circumstance. Whether it’s a marriage, a long-term or even a short-term relationship ending, feelings of loss and failure can easily surface that seem unmanageable and out of control. So what are some tips for handling heartbreak and persevering through difficult situations? How to Handle Heartbreak We’ve all been   Read more 

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5 Tips for a Happier Life

This year I’m turning 35. Really I’m turning 28 for the seventh year in a row (or so I’ve been telling myself, my friends, family and anyone else who asks my age.) Age is just a number, but 35 is a number that I’ve had some difficulty settling into. I mean, what is it really   Read more 

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Weathering Storms: How to Deal With Temper Tantrums

I remember the first time I ever saw a child throw a fit.  I was a naive teenager and he was a cannibal who had obviously sapped every trace of beauty from his helpless mother.  As I watched him thrash around barbarically in the grocery store, I thought to myself, “When I have children, they   Read more 

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The Key To A Happy Child

Over the last few weeks I feel like I’ve FINALLY been getting the hang of this parenting thing. For anyone who knows me, you also probably know that my daughter is turning 6 this week. The past few years have been filled with adventure and lots of questions. Should I let her use the scissors?   Read more 

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To Cry Or Not To Cry?

Let’s face it.  Parenthood is a juggling act.  Actually, it’s a bit like flailing around awkwardly with a bowling ball, a flaming torch, a few dozen knives and a nuclear bomb.  Showering is impossible, it takes over an hour to get ready to go anywhere, and you accessorize with mashed bananas and spit-up.  You haven’t   Read more 

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