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Moving and Young Children

Moving day. Such excitement! Such distress! An event nearly every family experiences a few times, if not more. The impact on children is as varied as their personalities. But...
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White Elephants

As I cried, I wanted to believe it was the alcohol that induced Mom’s words.  I had to believe it was the alcohol.  I don’t want them.  The words...
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Symptoms of Codependency

The term codependency has been around for almost four decades. Although it originally applied to spouses of alcoholics, first called co-alcoholics, researchers revealed that the characteristics of codependents were...
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Keeping Your Child in Mind

A 3-year-old is happily playing on the floor near his mommy’s feet as she works on her laptop.  Unknowingly, she knocks a ballpoint pen onto the floor.  The little...
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Daddies Do Make A Difference

“Congratulations on your wife’s pregnancy,” I said to an acquaintance I ran into in the parking lot at the grocery store. “Oh, we’re getting a divorce. The baby is...
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Book Review: Mortal Bonds

Losing one parent is devastating. But losing both parents within 13 days of each other? In his eBook memoir, Mortal Bonds, John Tsilimparis recounts his parents’ difficult deaths, his...
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