Category Archives: Elementary School Child

Transform Routines into Rituals

“A family, like a canoe, must be steered or paddled, or it won’t take you where you want to go.” ~ William J. Doherty William Doherty believes that it would help our families and enhance relationships within if we could … Continue reading

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On Being a Father

Whatever the extent of their involvement, fathers do appear to influence their children’s development, both directly by means of interaction and indirectly by virtue of their positive and negative impact on the family’s social and emotional climate. Attitudes concerning appropriate … Continue reading

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Halloween Memories

Maybe it was 1960 or 1961 when it snowed over twelve inches just in time for Trick-or-Treat in our small town in Northwest Pennsylvania…  I was sporting my brand new ballerina costume that I had wanted forever. Mom finally agreed … Continue reading

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