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Talking Turkey and Gratitude

Originally posted on What Kids Want Us to Know:
For those of us fortunate enough to sit down tomorrow at a turkey-and-fixings laden table with friends and family, I have one sincere wish. I hope that amidst the talk of…

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Ready or Not, Let Them Go.

Originally posted on What Kids Want Us to Know:
The work of a child psychologist is seasonal. There are two types of clients who frequently show up in my office for the first time during the month of August. First,…

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Resource for Couples

In November, I wrote about warring parents. At the time, I searched for helpful resources for parents but could not find anything online that would help couples decide whether/when to go to couple therapy. Out of frustration, I asked my … Continue reading

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Tattling vs. Telling

As a mother, I find several behaviors very annoying. Fortunately for me, my kids are too old for my least favorites. Whining is at the top of the list; I am especially annoyed when the first request is made in … Continue reading

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All Work and No Play

Originally posted on What Kids Want Us to Know:
Sad to say, summer is winding down. I hope there has been plenty of time for all the kids on summer break to sleep late, read books of their own choosing,…

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Spreading a Little Blog Love

I have a new post coming soon, I promise. In the meantime, I want to turn my followers on to another mother-blogger who recently had a Facebook post, a letter to her two teenage sons about what she really wants … Continue reading

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Too Old for This

Just joined Twitter if you want to follow the blog there. Not sure I understand how this works, so please be patient. Fifteen-year-old daughter serving as consultant. Let’s just say she is not known for her patience. @Dr_Sayers

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