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Overcome Information Overload

You’ve fallen into a disastrous and mind-numbing habit. The moment you wake up, you roll over and “just check in” with the day’s news. Perhaps you are just consulting Twitter, or you’ve got your device’s news service feeding you headlines from the 7 or 8 ...

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Stages of Child Cognitive Development 

Often when I am talking with a parent, or a couple with children, I will get questions about the development of their children. Sometimes, they are seeking confirmation that their child is indeed the brightest and fastest-developing child in the histor ...

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How to Say No, Why to Say No

It can be hard to say no. This is not because we don’t want to say no. We WANT to set boundaries. We WANT to be able to protect ourselves from endless obligations and responsibility.  Mostly, we want to be able to protect our most precious resource: ...

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Bonding With Your Baby – Early Attachment

Babies are a powerful reminder of the fragility and mystery of life. After months of hoping and loving and planning, with friends and strangers alike commenting on your pending childbirth, you are suddenly (and perhaps not for the first time) in charge of ...