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Grown Up Parenting

One of the fundamental challenges we have as parents is staying connected to our kids as they get older. I’ve noticed that parents of teenagers tend to respond to challenging situations in one of two ways: 1. We can react by trying to control more and keep them from making bad choices by our own […]

Preventing Divorce: The Antidotes
The antidote for divorce

John Gottman can predict divorce with 90% accuracy just by observing a couple for a brief period of time. He’s identified the leading divorce indicators and calls them “The Four Horseman of the Apocalypse.” Fortunately, he has also provided antidotes. Practicing the antidotes is divorce prevention for couples in times of stress: Instead of criticism […]

Parenting: Connection

The longer I am a parent the more I realize what a huge responsibility and gift it is to help another person grow and develop. I don’t know a single parent that doesn’t want to raise great kids. Although, I’ve seen plenty that struggle in it. I’ve certainly struggled along the way. But generally, I […]

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