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Creating family rituals

Between hockey practice, dance class, work meetings, dentist appointments, and every other scheduled activity, do you ever feel that your family is a bit... disconnected? Sometimes it’s hard to have meaningful time together, especially when there’s so much to do, and so little time to do it. One of the easiest ways to support moments of connection is through creating family rituals. 

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Getting kids to pitch in (without the whining)

We have all been there: the house is a mess, there are toys everywhere, dishes piling up, laundry hampers overflowing…

At this point, it’s just faster for you to do all of the work yourself than to ask your kids for help and hear the endless, “why do we have to do this?” and “it’s too hard!” protests.

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Contemplating divorce? How to tell the kids

The decision to restructure a family is never easy. Here’s some thoughts to guide you in navigating the first steps, including sharing the situation with the children.

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Parenting from the gut

Some of the best mistakes we ever make arise when we go with our gut. 

That person you should not have dated – you learned a lot about what you want in a relationship there! That investment you made without really doing any research. You took a financial bath on that one, but learned to invest based on research and good advice, not on a Subreddit comment section. 

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