The Scariest thing about Halloween: Girl Costumes

The Scariest thing about Halloween: Girl Costumes We’re getting pretty excited about Halloween at our house! While perusing the aisles of our local Halloween store and checking out costumes online for my son, I couldn’t  help but notice the costumes for girls. They were pretty scary.  For all the wrong reasons.  Literally every costume has a…

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The Mindful Family

Last week, I had one of those days. You know the ones… where nothing seems to be going right and the harder you try to fix it, the worse it gets. Thankfully, just as I was about to go off the deep end I received a gentle reminder from a friend:breatheAaah, the missing link of the…

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What’s Missing from “Tiger Mother” Parenting

There is no escaping the attention author Amy Chua has received about her book “Battle Hymn of a Tiger Mother”. I’ve been captivated by the discussion, both as a Chinese American woman and a psychologist who works with families and children. The intrigue is partly because of my clinical passions (parenting, culture and parent-child relationships)…

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