Posts Tagged ‘mom’s blog’

Mom’s Blog Contribution: Creating Space For Different Opinions

Elevate Counseling: Communicating Through Different Opinions

The teen years are a time when, developmentally, we challenge social and organizational constructs (and often our parents) in an effort to gain independence. Teens often try on many different hats, expressing strong opinions about topics (even if you feel they have little life experience to understand their deeply felt views). Our current environment is…

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Mom’s Blog Contribution: Are You An Over-Apologizer?

The other day I met a friend for lunch.  She was running about 15 minutes behind schedule.  When she arrived, she immediately apologized for her tardiness (due to traffic, and still within what most would consider acceptable limits).  “No big deal,” I responded. Through the course of the meal, I noticed, that she also issued…

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Mom’s Blog Contribution: Letting Go Of Mom Guilt

For many women, “Mom Guilt” could be its own DSM-V diagnosis. There are so many areas that guilt could take root. Important milestones you may miss because of work. Balancing other commitments that take time and energy. That quick stop at the drive-thru when you “should” be feeding your kids the newest, extraordinarily healthy diet…

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Mom’s Blog Contribution: Is Your Child Begging For A Cellphone?

Should My Child Get A Cell Phone

If your child doesn’t have a cellphone yet, he or she is sure to be starting a campaign for one in the upcoming years! How do you know when they are ready? Or maybe a better question would be, “How do you know when you are ready?” I’ve posed a few questions to consider on…

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