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Motherhood: How to keep calm during a Pandemic

Do you feel like you have to keep it together to keep the family from falling apart? Does it feel as if one little crack might make the whole house fall down? How many of you compare how you are coping during the Pandemic to the other mom’s on social media? Just remember

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COVID-19

How to Avoid Alcohol Usage During COVID-19

The COVID pandemic has brought new challenges to those of us struggling with addiction and recovery. Boredom, loneliness and isolation are very common triggers during quarantine. If this is true for you, here are a few suggestions. First of all, make a plan to ride out your cravings. I recommend a 3-step approach

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COVID-19

How Chemical Dependency is Affecting Families During COVID 19

Approximately 19 million adults struggle with chemical dependency in the U.S. today and about 85% of whom have co-occurring mental health issues. During this time, when stress levels are higher than usual for many of us, especially for those faced with increased financial strain and fear what the future may hold, can

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COVID-19

How to Help Children Cope with COVID-19 Induced Anxiety

The Magic of Play – Play is a child’s natural language. Additionally, play has long been regarded as a vital element in the normal growth and development of children. It is also a wonderful tool for children to express their emotions through the use of imagination and creative expression. Studies have shown that children

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Stop Feeling Guilty About Your Child’s Screen Time.

Without warning, many of us have found ourselves trying to do normal things in an abnormal way. Quarantine due to the global pandemic has moved work, school, social lives, and even grocery shopping online and into our homes.Parents may have mixed feelings about allowing too much screen time to become a habit

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