The Anxious Brain

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Ten year old Josh is having meltdowns every day now that his sister’s wedding is getting closer.  He’s miserable, and his parents and sister don’t know what to do.  The entire household seems to be falling apart.   Josh has only been to one other wedding two years ago, his cousin’s, and that was enough.  The thought of going through all … Read More

On Feeling Stupid

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About a week ago, I received a post from the photography school where I studied a few years ago. They were offering new and different classes, was I interested?  Many years ago I took photography courses, even learning how to develop pictures in a dark room.  But that was in the dark ages, literally, before digital cameras and computers. So … Read More

When your Child says, “I HATE YOU!”

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  There are few statements from a child that can grip a parent’s heart more than this one- “I hate you!”  Very seldom is there an immediate, helpful response.  The reason is obvious.  Parents want to think that they are doing well by their children.  Besides instilling good traits, parents today usually also provide their children with after school activities … Read More