Family

Emotional Jet Lag

Yesterday We are all prone to take trips in our head while we walk and work through the present day. Many of us are frequent flyers on these little jaunts into our past and our imagined future. The journey out of today is often a fast and easy ticket. It is not, however, a free ticket.…

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Iron Man

I watched One of the Iron Man movies with my daughter last week. She was in her PJ’s, I was in my sweats, and Tony Stark was in his very cool Iron Man suit. We had a great time lounging on the couch with pillows and snacks watching the good guys battle the bad guys.…

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Wrestle Mania

When my daughters were young we did a lot of wrestling. They would take me down almost every day as I returned home from work. They would each grab a leg and begin their work in earnest to topple me. Their little arms and legs would wrap around me as they struggled to subdue my…

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Be the One

One is a dangerous number. When things really matter we generally like to have options and plan B’s. Most of us going on a long road trip would like to have a spare tire in the trunk. We have technology on our laptops and an iCloud up above to insure that our documents, data and…

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In Our House

How would your family  finish this sentence; “In our house…” I have listened over the years, in a variety of clinical settings, to young women and many girls finish that sentence. What happens and does not happen in our home lays a foundation and creates a framework for understanding ourselves and our core relationships, for…

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