Family internet: protecting your kids without pushing them away

The online risks for your kids Willie Robertson, CEO of Duck Commander and star of the hit show, “Duck Dynasty”, once said about parenting, “Parenting is a constant struggle between making your kids’ life better and ruining your own.” Who can’t relate to this statement in some way? One advantage is when we have examples…

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How to blend a new step family

The new family, the new normal I asked my 97 year old grandmother to describe to me what it was like during the great depression.  She was 14 years old when the infamous events of black Tuesday unfolded.  I expected to hear horrific tales of hunger and pain.  Instead she began to describe a period…

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Is your marriage more transactional or relational?

Here is a an article written by our lead-therapist Millie Tanner: The term transactional relationship is often used in business.  In a Forbes Magazine article entitled “The New Relationship Marketing” Dan Schawbel writes this: “Traditional Marketing is transactional with the focus on making the sale, often a one-time sale.  Relationship marketing is focused on building…

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