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Tag Archives: children

Finding Safety

Even in the best divorces, kids live divided lives in which they struggle to understand their parents’ behaviors, negotiate tangled family systems, and develop values …

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Too Much Screen Time

When I was almost 40 and had been married for nearly 10 years, with three preschoolers and a teenager, it dawned on me that I …

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Challenging Children

Eight-year-old Jessica wasn’t an easy child. A bossy, fussy girl with only a few friends, she frustrated and alienated even those who loved her the …

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A Baby’s Joy

family with baby

Webster doesn’t usually make for easy reading, but the definition of joy pretty well wraps it up! As a noun, joy is “excitement or pleasurable …

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The Words of a Child

Out of the mouth of babes you may have heard statements like these, “You stupid dummy!” “You dirty dog!” or “Jacob is a crybaby!” Perhaps …

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Lost in the Woods

Pisgah National Forest in North Carolina is 500,000 acres. That’s a lot of land for two eight-year-olds to get lost in. It was our first …

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Transitions

I remember a time, a few years ago, when my life went through several transitions within a relatively short amount of time. Within a span …

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The Gift of Ciara

Ciara was our first child, born during the lazy days of summer when hopes were high and dreams weaved themselves into the fabric of our …

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