Category Archives: Learning Difficulties

The Sandwich Generation

I wrote this blog post back in February of 2011. The “sandwich generation” is ongoing! ****** Who would have thought I would ever be a grandmother?! Sure, I fantasized about this season of life, but that it is actually real is continues … Continue reading

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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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