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Lining the Empty Nest
We often spend too much time worrying over concepts - like Empty Nest Syndrome - over which we have no control and which are natural occurences. If allowed to take their course, they usually remedy themselves.
Helping Your Child Deal with Abandonment
Abandonment is a concept that few adults handle effectively. How can we help our children deal with their pain when they have been abandoned?
Book Review: On Becoming Fearless
Arianna Huffington´s book on how women can learn to live their lives fearlessly is a wonderful read and sound advice for women everywhere!
Parenting for Independence
Independence is one of the goals of parenting - for both the parent and the child. How do we teach our children to attain independence successfully?
Relationship Lessons for Teens and Young Adults
Teens and young adults face many challenges in learning life´s relationship lessons. How can we, as parents, assist them in this process?
The Ideal Parent
Is there such a thing as an "ideal parent?" Are there traits to which we can aspire? What is "ideal" to one may be deficient to another. How can we be the best parent we can be?
The Always-Fallible Parent
The opposite of the infallible parent, the always-fallible parent finds a way to blame themselves for everything that happens in the life of their child. Why do they do this? And how can they break the cycle?
The Infallible Parent
Infallible parents believe that they must always be right. This does not necessarily mean that they believe that they ARE always right, just that they have the expectation of themselves that they should always be right. Do you fit into this category?
Infallible vs. Always-Fallible Parents
Parenting is never easy, but single parents have the added pressure of being the only parent. Sometimes that pressure is not dealt with easily and it results in parents who believe that they either must be infallible or are always-fallible. How can we avoid these tendencies?
Reclaiming Our Passions
We all gave up dreams and endeavors to become parents - even moreso when we became single parents. Denying ourselves does little to enhance the lives of ourselves or our children. Reclaiming some of those dreams might be the answer you are seeking and an inspiration to your children as well.
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