October 28, 2014

Is turning 18 a big deal? According to many almost 18 year olds, the answer is an emphatic "NO"! Many 18 year olds are still in high school and completely dependent on their parents/guardians for the important things- home, food, clothing, medical care and college tuit...

October 17, 2014

As I scroll through my email tonight I see one for "Silent Sidelines" occurring this weekend. I thought "Huh? I wonder what this is". After reading the email I began to understand. While the soccer games I attend every weekend are for 5-6 year olds and parents generall...

September 26, 2014

As the leaves begin their annual journey from green to the brilliant reds, oranges and yellows we are accostomed to in New England; high school seniors are beginning their own journey. 

 

Seniors across the country are working hard to balance their time between collg...

August 14, 2014

Who was Robin Williams really? The brilliant, inspiring comedian and actor or a depressed man who abused substances? Without ever meeting Robin Williams or anyone who know him-I can say he was both.

 

Each time, we as a society, lose an amazing person, whether an athlete...

July 4, 2014

As we look forward to celebrating our country's independence today with friends, family and parties...I encourage everyone to celebrate their own independence. 

Personal independence can be described in any way that is meaningful to you. Whether you have gained freedom...

June 13, 2014

For many families, father's day is a celebration of the most important man in their life. But how does a family spend a day dedicated to "Dad" when "Dad" doesn't live in the house with them? Who do they celebrate? This question can lead to anxiety and sadness for all o...

May 2, 2014

Are your "winter blues" continuing into spring?

 

As the weather begins to warm up, flowers bloom, and animals comes out of hibernation, anyone who has been experiencing the "winter blues" assume they will also come out of "hiberation", and once again feel lighter, less...

September 30, 2013

In light of the tragic student suicides at Greenwich High School and Westhill High School (Stamford), I thought it was important to answer a vital question many parents have..."Is it ever too early to seek therapy for my child"? 

 

In my opinion the answer is a resoundin...

April 17, 2013

"Am I safe Mom or Dad"?! Given the events of Monday, April 15, 2013 in Boston, I'm sure many parents are being asked this very question.  As a parent, how does one answer this? We want to reassure our children yet don't want to oversimplify the situation and give false...

March 1, 2013

Do you ever have a question about some aspect of your life? As life becomes more complicated, stressful and fast-paced, many people do.  Perhaps an issue with your children, your significant other, career or just how you wake up feeling sometimes. You might think "I've...

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