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Simple Ways to Strengthen the Connection with Your Children

“Want to be a great parent? Want to raise a happy, healthy, well-behaved kid? Want to live in a home where discipline becomes unnecessary? The secret is to create a closer connection with your child.” ~ Laura Markham 2020 has been a whirlwind for everyone. Literally every human across the country has felt the rippling

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Parents connecting w children

Simple Ways to Strengthen the Connection with Your Children

“Want to be a great parent? Want to raise a happy, healthy, well-behaved kid? Want to live in a home where discipline becomes unnecessary? The secret is to create a closer connection with your child.” ~ Laura Markham 2020 has been a whirlwind for everyone. Literally every human across the country has felt the rippling

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Productivity

Simple Ways to Strengthen the Connection with Your Children

“Want to be a great parent? Want to raise a happy, healthy, well-behaved kid? Want to live in a home where discipline becomes unnecessary? The secret is to create a closer connection with your child.” ~ Laura Markham 2020 has been a whirlwind for everyone. Literally every human across the country has felt the rippling

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Simple Ways to Strengthen the Connection With the Man in Your Life

“Give him direct communication, respect, appreciation, food, and good lovin’, and he’ll do just about anything you wish.” ~ Dr. Laura Schlessinger With COVID-19, I have been thinking about the importance of relationships and how we can strengthen them. A couple of weeks ago I wrote about how to strengthen your relationship with the woman

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Relationships

Simple Ways to Strengthen the Connection With the Woman in Your Life

“Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” ~ Lao Tzu With all the uncertainty and stress that has come with 2020, you may have found yourself craving closeness with your loved ones more than ever before. This is because humans are wired for connection; it is part

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Mental Health

Planning During Unpredictable Times

“The mistake is thinking that there can be an antidote to the uncertainty.” ~David Levithan A dear friend of mine is currently unemployed, going through a divorce, moving homes, and experiencing the tumult that accompanies this pandemic. Her life is incredibly uncertain and difficult right now. I know many of my readers can relate, which

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Mental Health

To Go Back or Not to Go Back (to School)…That is the Question

“Perseverance and spirit have done wonders in all ages.”  ~ George Washington Students, teachers, and parents have a million questions about the upcoming school year– Will we go back to school or will it be virtual? Or a combination? What happens if a student or teacher tests positive for coronavirus? Does the whole class quarantine? 

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Self-Care

Leaving Work at Work…Especially When Working From Home

“Flexible work boundaries often turn into ‘work without boundaries,’ compromising an employee’s and their family’s health and well-being.” ~ William Becker Many of us received a crash course in working from home recently. The belief that working from home would provide more leisure time during the day and allow us to be more productive has

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