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The Parenting Paradox

I used to think I would be the perfect parent… and then I had kids! I laugh about it now and wonder how I was so naïve. Perfection in parenting is impossible when it comes to the complexities of life and the human condition. After all, we're busy. We are juggling multiple responsibilities, demands on our time is increasing, resources may be wearing thin, our children are coping with everyday learning, and our emotions are up and down. We’re all stressed, and the pandemic has only heightened it. As a parent, while you can’t fix everything, recognition, parent coaching, and behavioral therapy can help your family cope and make life a little easier.

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How to Survive and Thrive During the Holidays

If you are recently separated or divorced, the thought of the holiday season can feel overwhelming and can be a daunting subject to approach with your estranged partner.

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Is Your Child Scared of Santa?

It may seem like a great idea and a fun thing to do to get your child’s photo taken with Santa Claus. Afterall, ‘tis the season to send photos of your precious little lovebug to close friends and family, right?

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Making Parent Friends

How does the saying go? “It takes a village to raise a child.” Pandemic parenting has led to smaller villages and an appreciation for the parenthood communities we were used to surrounding ourselves with. You may be feeling isolated or alone, but how do you seek out new friendships?

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