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July 9, 2018

Happy Couples: How to Avoid Money Arguments

If you’ve ever bickered with your spouse or partner over money, you’re not alone. Previous studies have shown that financial concerns are among the most common sources of disagreement for couples. And according to the 2014 APA Stress in America survey1, almost a third of […]
June 9, 2018

Managing Stress for a Healthy Family

As the nation continues to face high-levels of stress, families are susceptible to mounting pressures from finances and work. Raising a family can be rewarding and demanding even in healthy social and economic climates, so stressful times can make things much more challenging. An online survey by […]
May 9, 2018

Talking to Teens. Suicide Prevention

Suicide is a difficult topic, but it’s too important to ignore. Suicide is the second leading cause of death for young people ages 15 to 24. Despite a common belief that only teens and adults die by suicide, younger children can also be at risk. […]
April 9, 2018

How to talk to children about difficult news

Children’s lives are touched by trauma on a regular basis, no matter how much parents or teachers try to keep the “bad things” away. Instead of shielding children from the dangers, violence or tragedies around us, adults should talk to kids about what is happening. […]
March 9, 2018

Strategies for Controlling Your Anger

Wrath, fury, rage – whatever you call it, anger is a powerful emotion. Unfortunately, it’s often an unhelpful one. Anger is a natural human experience, and sometimes there are valid reasons to get mad like feeling hurt by something someone said or did or experiencing […]
February 9, 2018

How Your Brain Stops You From Enjoying Motherhood- And How to Fix It

I stood outside my kids’ bedroom door, smiling as I listened to them wrestle and laugh while they were supposed to be putting their pajamas on. During the day, I’d checked off a handful of items on my to-do list, I’d gotten my kids where they […]