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  • Guidelines For Enjoying The Holidays

    Guidelines For Enjoying The Holidays

    Holidays with kids can be the most wonderful and the most exhausting time of the year. The key to making this a magical time is planning ahead. (Note: Many of our readers may not celebrate Christmas, but the general principles outlined below can be applied to any holiday.)

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  • Helping to Ease Baby Blues

    Helping to Ease Baby Blues

    Every new beginning is also an ending of what was before. Every ending is a beginning. Whenever a baby is born, the world will never be the same. This is wonderful. It’s also okay to grieve for the loss of the way life was before. A mother may no longer have the control of her […]

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  • Tips for Car Travel with Toddlers

    Tips for Car Travel with Toddlers

    Try to stay as close as possible to your normal routine in terms of meal times and sleeping times.

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  • Fast Facts about Sun and our Eyes

    Fast Facts about Sun and our Eyes

    One of the great wonders of the human body is the ability of damaged cells to be repaired or replaced. Red blood cells, for instance, live for about 120 days. Each day, about 1% of your red blood cells retire to be replaced by a fresh generation. The lens of the eye is a notable […]

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  • Expressing Pride in Our Children

    Expressing Pride in Our Children

    As a child I always wanted to please my parents. I would have done anything to have my father say he was proud of me. He died several years ago, leaving me with the feeling that he was disappointed…

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  • A Parent’s Guide to Praise

    A Parent’s Guide to Praise

    Taking pride in our own accomplishments or those of our children is a healthy thing. Requiring ourselves or our children to continually accomplish things is not healthy. As parents, we need to express our pleasure with our children on an ongoing basis and to tell them we are proud of them at specific times.

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  • Divorce

    Divorce

    I am concerned about the effect that my recent separation will have on my 26-month old. It was one of the hardest decisions of my life to decide to leave my husband, but now I want to ensure that…

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  • Its a New Year

    It’s a New Year!

    It is always difficult for me to get used to writing a new year’s date. I get so comfortable with the old year’s date that I sometimes write it automatically. But writing a new date reminds me that the turning of the calendar is a great opportunity to take a fresh and creative look at […]

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  • Visitation Rights

    Visitation Rights

    Dear Dr. Greene, My wife and I are seeking visitations with my son who is five years old. We currently can see him for only nine hours a week. In the state of Ohio we must show that it…

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  • A Divorced/Separated Parent’s Guide to Making Visits Count

    A Divorced/Separated Parent’s Guide to Making Visits Count

    If you are a parent who does not live with your child, it’s important to make every visit count. Here are some ways you can do that:

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