A few weeks ago I was watching my normally hyperactive and vivacious 10-year-old stepdaughter lie on the sofa, cough, and breathe heavily. When the doctor said “pneumonia,” I’ll admit I panicked. Sure, we were just hearing rumblings of ‘The Chinese Virus’. But it wasn’t too many years ago my other
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Stress is part and parcel of being an adult. Maybe you are a pro at handling that stress. Or perhaps it settles in and turns into anxiety and worry. Either way there are small and incremental changes you can make to reduce the impact of anxiety. One way to make
In an ideal world, Mom and Dad will be able to get along and co-parent their children peacefully. Unfortunately that is not always the case. Even if parents have a somewhat amicable divorce, it is still a smart idea to have an agreeable parenting plan in place and filed with
Every person in the world knows what a bad day feels like. Most of those people even know what a bunch of bad days feels like. And it is hard to stay or be positive when it feels like life is constantly attacking you. If you’ve ever found yourself in
When my husband and I were in the early stages of our marriage, his ex-wife dropped a custody battle on our front doorstep. The stress and anxiety of that time doubled down on my health issues. Needless to say, we were not strangers to having important and critical conversations. It