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Something to Smile About

“Smile and the world smiles with you. . .” People have repeated this phrase for years and its particularly significant early in life. Consider a

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What Moms Mean to their Children

The attachment between a mother and her child begins before the baby is born. From conception, a mother starts visualizing her newborn, modifies her lifestyle

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Parenting an Adolescent

During adolescence children strive for independence. They flee from the nuances of childhood and simultaneously ignore the responsibilities of adulthood. If they make a mistake,

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The College Application Nightmare

An estimated 20.5 million students attend college and enrollment rates have increased by approximately 20 percent between 2003 and 2013.1 Many parents are guilty of measuring success

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Whose Bed is it Anyways?

You’ve been asleep for 2 hours when feet tiptoe into the bedroom around 1AM followed by a blanket being dragged across the carpet. Johnny hops

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Visible Blindness

Kristy was breathtaking. She was about 4’11”, had beautiful brown hair and blistering blue eyes. Her skin was gentle, soft, much like a China doll

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