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 Finding Joy (Again)

By Ms. Janice Nass, LCSW

How can you find joy again when the world has crashed down around you? Maybe you just lost your job, your house, or your life partner and you don’t feel like you will be able to carry on. What is important........ Read more by clicking here.

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Decoding Teen's Digital Lingo

By Ms. Janice Nass, LCSW 

Does your teen “dox” or “swat”? Maybe they “vamp” or “vlogg”. The digital lingo of teens can look like Egyptian hieroglyphics. Download Common Sense Media’s ... Read more by clicking here.

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Six Everyday Stress Reducers for Women

By Ms. Michelle Krepps, LCSW

The daily pressures of life can consume our peace of mind as easily as they consume our energy and the unfortunate result can be stress and anxiety. However, we can fight back! By consciously practicing self-management strategies for our stress, we can once again find serenity amongst the chaos. Here are a few everyday stress reduction practices that can help you lose the stress and enjoy your life more... Read more by clicking here.

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Summer Break

By Ms. Rebecca Vacco-Giudice, LCSW

As the school year draws to a close, you (and definitely your child) begin thinking about summer break and what these months hold. Whether you view it as a well-deserved reprieve or dread having to entertain bored children, it is best to be prepared. The shift from the school year to summer break, however welcome, represents a period of transition for children of all ages and may pose unique challenges if your child has learning or behavioral problems. Below are some tips to help make a smooth transition... Read more by clicking here.

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Tips for Parents to Support Their Teens' Smart Decision Making

By Ms. Janice Nass, LCSW 

We all hope that our children grow into becoming smart decision-makers. Smart decision- makers take the time to analyze problems, think about the consequences of their decisions, and look back and evaluate the decision-making process. This does not mean that every decision they make turns out... Read more by clicking here.

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Nurturing Your Child to be a Positive Role Model

By Ms. Janice Nass, LCSW 

How can we as parents help our children become positive role models? As parents we may feel that although we continually work on instilling positive values in our children and hope that they internalize these values we are losing the battle. Other influences in their lives such as peers, social media... Read more by clicking here.

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Parental Digital Corner: Cell Phone Monitoring

By Ms. Janice Nass, LCSW 

Do you ever say, “Since I'm paying for it, I'm entitled to read my kids' texts, check their call logs, and know who their friends are?" Most of us have at least thought this way at least one time or another. We also know too however... Read more by clicking here.

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