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Beating March Doldrums

We, in the northeast, have reached that time of the year when we are ready to throw open the windows, shed our winter coats, pull out t-shirts and shorts and head for the garden or beach. Unfortunately, March weather is not cooperating. We get teased with a sunny day in the 60’s and are exhilarated; […]

Is my Child Transgender? A Compassionate Approach to Your Child’s Gender Exploration.

This week’s blog is written by Alyssa Leonard, LCSW. I hope you find it thought compelling. Please feel free to share it with others who may have a transgender child.   When faced with the realization that their child may be transgender, parents experience a vast range of emotions and a million questions. It is […]

The Hardest Thing

In early November, I came across a quote that resonated with me; I kept it, I was not sure why. Would I use it in my work, write about it or did it have a message for me personally? You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look […]

What Do You Want to Be… for Halloween?

With Halloween rapidly approaching parents are frantically try to fulfill their child’s costume desire and everyone is asking every child, “So what do you want to be this Halloween?” Kids LOVE Halloween. Besides all the candy, Halloween is the day they get to be who they want to be. Of course, this is not the […]