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What To Tell Our Kids About The Sandy Hook Shootings

In the aftermath of the horrific events that took place at Sandy Hook Elementary School last week I felt it important to address how we as parents can help our kids process what happened to the 20 beautiful children and 6 teachers that lost their lives in this unimaginable tragedy. Our first instinct, as parents, […]

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8 New Year’s Resolutions You Can Actually Commit To!

The beginning of a new year brings new hope and a promise of better things to come! However, we all know it doesn’t just happen by accident or blind luck (if it does, it is rarely long lasting) – we have to pave our own path and secure a future worthy of our expectations and […]

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How to Manage Your Holiday Stress

Holidays can be a stressful time for many people – especially if you are hosting! The demands on our time increase significantly in the run up to the holidays with shopping, parties, cooking, cleaning, and entertaining kicking into high gear and consuming what little time we have left after all the other day to day […]

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Five Ways to Show Your Spouse You Love Them

Love. That’s a tricky one. What is love? How do we know it really exists? Will we ever find it? If we do, can we keep it? These are all questions that we have asked ourselves periodically throughout our lives, and may still be asking today. We’ve all heard a friend or family member proclaim […]

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Five Ways to Screw up Your Relationship

There are literally thousands of ways we can disconnect with our partner throughout the course of our relationship. We can say mean things in the “heat of battle”, ignore one another at a social event or even forget an anniversary. But alone, these isolated and random events don’t necessarily mean that the relationship is destined […]

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Five Ways to Deal with an Affair

An estimated 30 to 60 percent of couples will experience their partner cheating on them at some time during the course of their relationship. Considering that roughly 50 percent of all marriages, 60 percent of second marriages and 73 percent of third marriages or more end in divorce, it’s likely that this number would be […]

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Five Ways to Communicate More Effectively With Your Partner

Over the past several decades, roughly 50 percent of all marriages and 60 percent of all re-marriages have ended in divorce. Many studies point toward money as the leading cause, while others blame the birth of a couple’s first child, extra-marital affairs or blended families for the shocking decline in marital success. While these are […]

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Five Ways to Turn Conflict into Resolution

Fighting. We all do it. We fight about the laundry, the dishes, the cleaning, the finances, time together, sex, video games, fantasy football leagues, whose television show we’re going to sleep through at the end of the day and how long we should ground our teenage daughter for staying out after curfew! You name it, […]

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