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~ Albert Einstein


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When to talk to kids about drugs – Jessica Lahey

When to talk to kids about drugs – Jessica Lahey

I didn’t think we needed to talk to our kids about drugs and alcohol until they were in high school or college. I was wrong. I also mistakenly believed that parents don’t have that much influence over whether their kids struggle with substances or not. I didn’t know...

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What to do about Mommy Overwhelm – Gemma Hartley

What to do about Mommy Overwhelm – Gemma Hartley

Gemma Hartley is a writer, reporter, mom of 3, and she is the author of Fed Up: Emotional Labor, Women, and the Way Forward. We sat down with her to talk about emotional labor–the largely invisible but demanding, time-consuming, and exhausting "worry work" that often...

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How to transform a trigger – Dr. Lynyetta Willis

How to transform a trigger – Dr. Lynyetta Willis

Do you get triggered when... you see your child on a screen for the Nth hour?your child has a meltdown or shouts, “I hate you mommy!”?your kids fight with each other?you see that your child’s homework is still unfinished?your partner is sitting on the couch while you...

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7 ways to get kids to talk about their feelings

7 ways to get kids to talk about their feelings

In our culture, we so often ask each other, “How are you?” And we so often give surface-level answers like, “I’m good” / “I’m fine” / “I’m busy”. As parents, we want to know how our kids are doing and feeling. Their feelings are a window into their soul, their deepest...

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