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Parenting the Adult Child: Inherent Conflicts

The internalized critical parent is one of our most insistent demons. We hear the critical voice of our parents disapproving of us and commanding us how to behave, feel, dress, think, and believe. Whether or not it is a reflection … Continue reading

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The Importance of NO

Nancy Reagan is often quoted for her “Just Say NO” campaign. This was a campaign aimed at encouraging young people to not flirt with drug usage. I want to steal her words, and take them completely out of context. This … Continue reading

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Parenting Children in an age of uncertainty: How do you teach children financial responsibility?

I came from a family that had no economic resources. When I was young and newly married we had income, but no assets. We spent what we earned and more. We bought into the economic message that we should accumulate … Continue reading

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ADHD for Families. The challenge of living with this disorder as a support person.

ADHD for Families My son is very ADHD. He has been on medicines for it since kindergarten. Once we had to change medicines because over time he developed undesirable side -effects, which worried us. He is now on a new … Continue reading

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