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FamilyMental HealthRelationshipSubstance Use/Process AddictionTrauma
April 27, 2020

We are the collective creator …. Healthy Covid-19 Habits

We are the collective creator of our own agony. It is time for a re-awakening of consciousness when we recognize the best in ourselves and overcome the worst. ~Lawrence Overmire Americans are increasingly housebound and left to their own devices as the Covid-19 quarantine stretches into months. Measured reactions to…
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FamilyMental Health
April 20, 2020

Life of a Quarantined Teen

If you asked just about anybody, they would probably tell you that a teenager would love being at home, away from school and other responsibilities. That has proved itself not to be the case. Not even a quarter way through this and I am dying to go back to school…
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FamilyMental Health
April 15, 2020

Covid-19: A Middle Schooler’s Experience

Sitting at home with nothing to do would seem like the ideal thing that any student or kid, for that matter, would want. But that’s not necessarily true.  The Coronavirus has spread across the globe with its contagious wrath causing chaos and mass panic. News reports tell us it has…
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FamilyMedicationMental HealthSubstance Use/Process Addiction
August 20, 2019

Why Are There Toilets in the Juul Room? 

E-cigarettes Through the Eyes of a Loudoun County Teen Walk into any high school or middle school bathroom. Do you smell something fruity? Something minty? That’s not air freshener. Our school bathrooms have turned into Juul Rooms. The administrators sometimes even lock the bathrooms because so many kids are vaping…
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FamilyMental Health
April 22, 2019

Post-Partum Depression: You Are Not Alone

Many women struggle with adjusting to motherhood following the birth of a child. Not all women are prepared for the major changes that come with the new role of parenting. Some have difficulty balancing old roles such as at work or in relationships and the new demands of caring for…
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Family
February 5, 2019

Three Play Therapy Techniques You Can Use at Home

This week is National Play Therapy Week. If your child is struggling emotionally or behaviorally, play therapycan provide them with an opportunity to express themselvesin their natural language – the language of play – and allow the therapist to support you in better understanding and meeting your child’s needs. Even…
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FamilyMental HealthSchool
October 18, 2018

Is Smart the New Average?

You’ve heard it from friends, family, relatives, neighbors, other parents, teachers and you’ve possible said it yourself: “My kid is smart.” But what does smart mean?  What is it? How do you quantify it?  Depending on the context in which it is used, Merriam–Webster defines smart as an adjective, verb, and a noun;…
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Family
September 25, 2018

Parenting is Cruel

So your family and friends visit and tell you how sweet and precious they are; this little miracle, this bundle of joy, this beautiful child that depends on you for everything.  They tell you how lucky you are and how you are going to embrace and love every moment as a parent,…
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FamilySubstance Use/Process Addiction
September 17, 2018

Drinking Demons Turn into Grateful Gifts

My father’s Demons became my gift from God to help others like me. Before deciding whether to keep drinking or when enough is enough, read my story to understand what being the child of an alcoholic parent feels like. I took the rules from my traumatic childhood of abuse and…
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