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Are You Single and Ready to Mingle? How to Avoid Heartbreak in Three Simple Steps.

School is out, summer vacations are locked, and the sweet smell of SPF 50 is blooming. That’s right, lovebirds, it’s crush season. But beware! Come August, beaches, lakeshores, and European hot spots will be covered in broken heart parts. And if you’re not prepared, some of those heart parts might belong to you. So how […]

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Two *New* Parenting Styles Defined

Dear Parents and People Who Judge Them: Have you labeled your parenting style? Have you judged someone else’s? Are you a Tiger, Helicopter, or Lawnmower? Are they? If your answer is no, you’ve either mastered the art of minding your own business, or the parenting style you’ve chosen (or judged) has not been named. Until […]

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The Comparison Trap: Stop Comparing Your Child and Start Building Self-Esteem

Everyone knows that all children are different. They do things in their own time and in their own way. So, if we know this, why do so many parents get stuck in the comparison trap? You know, when your friend’s six-month-old is sitting up, and your seventh-month-old is still floundering through tummy time. Or when […]

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The Pain and Pleasure of a Growing Child

Dear Teary-Eyed Parents of Teenagers: Remember when your child’s tiny fingers would reach for your arm? Then hand-in-hand the two of you would be strolling down the sidewalk chit-chatting and singing with Broadway musical bravado. Cut to: Present Day. What happened to that uninhibited child? Where is your little partner-in-rhyme? When did they let go? […]