Women in Wellness: Dr. Laurie Hollman’s 5 Tweaks to Support Peoples Journey Towards Better Well Being

In the world of mental health, open yourself to empathizing with those you at first fail to understand. Greet them without judgment, learn about their conceptions, their realities. Accept what suits you uniquely for your emotional well-being without putting up barriers to understanding others. As a part of my series about the women in wellness,…

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We Lift Our Masks

I visit Dunkin’ Donuts today as I often do and so many are without masks. The vaccinated greet each other, so faceless before. We were strangers, yet we were not. Smiling at first distantly then closer but not too close. So used to social distancing, we are all a bit wary. Yet I feel so…

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Is Your Partner a Narcissistic Parent?

Yahoo! Life  May 18, 2021 by Patrick A. Coleman Until you have a child, you never really know what kind of parent you or your partner will be. But raising kids tends to clarify a person’s psychology, letting both strengths and weaknesses shine through. Because, whether kids are triumphant or having a tantrum, parents have…

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Advantages for Infants and Toddlers with Stay-at-Home Parents.

The advantages for infants and toddlers with parents at home are many if the parents enjoy being at home with their children, are desirous of becoming knowledgeable about early child development, and can form daily routines with opportunities for free exploration and discovery from which the child benefits.   Being at home affords the parent…

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The Importance of Imaginative Play for Kids and Adults

Children growing up in a home in which adults encourage play opens minds to expression, imagination, and creativity. Pretend play is more common when parents talk to kids often, read or tell bedtime stories and even explain ideas about nature and social issues. Plato said, “You can discover more about a person in an hour…

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How To Help Toddlers Build Concentration and Focus

Keeping toddlers, even the most active, is not as difficult as it may seem. Toddler means “wanderer” which refers to their great curiosity. Screens aren’t needed to respond to that natural tendency to discover other people as well as what things are and how they work! Just think of your toddler holding a stuffed animal,…

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No Mask?

One day I was in a store and I noticed someone who looked odd. I couldn’t figure out why at first. The person was a stranger and nothing was particularly unusual about his face or what he was doing. Then, a light bulb went off in my mind. This man was NOT wearing a mask.…

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New Parenting Issues as a Result of Long-Haul COVID

Have you been feeling lately like your kids need you more than ever? Are they asking when you and they will get vaccinated? Do they question when they’ll go to school all the time and not take quarantines at home anymore? Are they frustrated with online learning? Do they miss their friends – Dungeons and…

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