Getting the Whole Family on a Social Media Diet

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We are all familiar with ‘diet’ as it pertains to weight loss that restricts calories and highlights guilt. Today, health experts are using a more mindful approach to nutrition choices which focuses on eating slowly, and paying attention to texture, flavour, and other sensations. We have applied a similar mindful approach when it comes to […]

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Modern Divorce Etiquette: Putting the Kids First

By : on : October 1, 2015 comments : (Comments Off on Modern Divorce Etiquette: Putting the Kids First)

Our overloaded family court systems have historically doled out separation agreements that were of the one size fits all variety.  Regardless of the uniqueness of family circumstances, a cookie cutter approach was often the best way to manage the demands put on overworked judges. But today, if you are planning on joining the ranks of […]

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Grateful Kids = Happy Kids

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According to research by our colleagues at the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley, “People who practice gratitude feel considerably happier (25%) than those in a control group; they are more joyful, enthusiastic, interested, and determined.” Do you want to see your kids instantly 25% happier? Of course you do, we all do! In […]

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Crushing the “Want Want Want” Mood this Holiday

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IF YOUR KID GETS THE GIMMIES AROUND CHRISTMAS, READ THIS. Whether your family tradition involves jolly St. Nicholas or not, it’s not uncommon for extended family members to ask for a kids’ Christmas list, implying and directly pointing kids towards some expectation of receiving stuff from others. In North America, the action of parents taking […]

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