When Back to School Isn’t Back to Normal: 6 Tips to Help Your Child Cope

Back to school can be a stressful and even nerve-wracking time for kids. This year, however, things are different. While most schools have already started, it’s clear that things aren’t “normal” across the country. So, if your child...

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Group Therapy for Families: Learning and Applying Skills to Cope with Anxiety

Anxiety is a more common problem in families than most people realize. In fact, about 50% of children who have a parent with anxiety also develop it, themselves.  Unfortunately, that’s only half the battle.  The life experiences family members go through...

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Mistakes to Avoid When Managing Difficult Life Transitions

Life changes can be stressful, but they’re also unavoidable. When you’re facing difficult life decisions, there are things you can do to make it easier on yourself, such as focusing on the things within your control.  Unfortunately, far too many...

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Strong Send Off: Supporting Your Student’s Transition to College

The leap from high school to college is no small transition. And after a global pandemic? Well, then this shift into young adulthood may feel even more momentous.  Parenting a young person through this season of life is no easy...

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Family as Therapy: How Aging Siblings Can Be a Great Source of Comfort for Seniors

When we’re young, we tend to take our siblings for granted. Sometimes we have fun with them. At other times, we’re pulling each other’s hair and arguing over the last cookie. We share most of life’s big and small...

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When You Lose an Unborn Child—How Can You Cope with Your Emotions?

From a statistical standpoint, a miscarriage is not all that abnormal. But who wants to hear about statistics and medical jargon when you are experiencing a major loss?  No matter how common losing a baby during pregnancy might be, it...

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Dealing With A Passive-Aggressive Partner? 6 Sanity-Saving Tips

Passive-aggressive people can be emotionally tricky. They are generally indirect when it comes to anger. Therefore, attempts to deal with them during conflict can leave you feeling insecure, frustrated, or even dismissed by their subtle instigation or avoidance.  So, what...

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6 Tips & Ideas for Dealing with Sibling Rivalry

If you’re the parent of more than one child, you’re probably used to dealing with sibling rivalry. But sometimes, it can be challenging to understand how to discipline your children and teach them to cooperate without being too hard...

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