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Parenting

We Don’t Keep Secrets

We Don’t Keep Secrets

Secrets isolate your children.  Secrets harm your children.  I was a year out of college and living in Boston when I got my first “real” job working for an agency that housed teenagers, who were aging out of the foster care system.  During my first […]

When to Seek Treatment for Your Child

When to Seek Treatment for Your Child

I hesitated writing this article.  The topic is truly subjective in nature.  For obvious reasons, there is a great deal of weight to the question of whether or not someone should seek help for their family.  If I am correct in my thinking and you are […]

Suit Up! Parenting Can Be an Emotional Battle

Suit Up! Parenting Can Be an Emotional Battle

I know I am stating the obvious.  Parenting has exhilarating highs and bone crushing lows.  And just when you think you might have a clue as to what you are doing; reality takes one look at you and gives a nice, big, bellowing laugh. I […]

Little Changes for Little Children

Little Changes for Little Children

  Does your child only eat chicken nuggets, spaghetti and chocolate syrup with a dash of milk? If so, you are probably overwhelmed with where to begin. So let’s make it simple: