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The Invisible Mom: If You Feel Unappreciated as a Mom, You’re Not Alone

Being a mom is perhaps the most all-inclusive and demanding job in the history of “man”kind. It’s impossible to capture what running a family with school-age children entails these days, but here’s a very, very, very short list of Mom’s … Continue reading

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Can I Let My Child Be Bored?

Perhaps the most common question I get in all my talks to parents and families around the country is What should I do when my kid says he’s bored and I don’t want to give him the device?  Just this week, a mom … Continue reading

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New Realities: Dealing With Digital Addiction

Are you the type of person who looks at their phone every 10 seconds? If you do Nancy Colier and her book The Power of Off has some wise words for you.

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The One Decision That Will Radically Improve Your Family Life

If you’re a mom then I’m certain you know the experience of telling your child to do something and getting no response, and then telling your child to do it again and getting no response, and then telling your child … Continue reading

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Should I Answer Every Text My Child Sends? How Constant Communication is Disabling Our Children

I spend a lot of time with teenagers, because I have one.  As an observer of this unique species, I am noticing that teenagers are changing in fundamental ways as a result of their relationship with technology. Teenagers are frequently … Continue reading

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