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5 Ways to Cope with Christmas

The other morning I received a call from one of my dearest friends. It’s hard to believe we met over 16 years ago when our flight was canceled and we were both stranded in airport limbo. Incidentally, we were eight years old at the time! Okay, or eight times something. She is one of those… Continue reading 5 Ways to Cope with Christmas

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5 Things for Single Gals to Remember

I'm such a fan of strong women and impressed by how so many carry the majority of the load and keep it all together. I admire women who are in solid relationships, who maintain balance, make time for themselves and enjoy life. It's not an easy feat to balance career, family and everything life throws… Continue reading 5 Things for Single Gals to Remember

Dating · Other Pointed Topics · Things Every Woman Should Know

4 Ways to Enjoy Valentine’s Day as a Single Person

I’m just going to say it! It is tough to be a single woman on Valentine’s Day. Oh sure, Valentine's Day is what a lot of people consider a “Hallmark holiday,” and some would say it's a ridiculous day, period. With all the hoopla around this day, being alone on Valentine's Day just plain stinks.… Continue reading 4 Ways to Enjoy Valentine’s Day as a Single Person

Other Pointed Topics · Wellness

The Power of Positive Psychology

Have you heard of positive psychology? A friend of mine forwarded me an article to read about it and it struck a major chord with me. According to the website: psychologytoday.com, "Positive psychology is the study of happiness. Psychology traditionally focused on dysfunction: people with mental illness or other psychological problems and how to treat them.… Continue reading The Power of Positive Psychology

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4 Ways You Can Get Back Into the Dating Game

I’ve had several conversations about break ups recently: Why they happen, the words people use when they end things, the surprise from some when it happens, the relief that it brings to a few, and the sadness that goes along with it. I’m no expert. I’m far from it. I just write what I know… Continue reading 4 Ways You Can Get Back Into the Dating Game

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What is Grande Parenting Solutions?

Shari Grande, MSW, PCI Certified Parent Coach Are you struggling to be the best parent possible for your child?  When a child has a developmental, social, emotional or learning challenge everyone in the family is affected.  Parent coaching starts with you, the parent and supports you and your partner on the journey of raising a… Continue reading What is Grande Parenting Solutions?

Children & Teens · Dating · Family · Other Pointed Topics · Parenting

Interview with a Divorcee

Marriage (also called matrimony or wedlock) is a socially or ritually recognized union or legal contract between spouses that establishes rights and obligations between them, between them and their children, and between them and their in-laws.[1] The definition of marriage varies from culture to culture, but it is principally an institution in which interpersonal relationships… Continue reading Interview with a Divorcee

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Finding the Balance Between Work and Life

By| Gina L. Cafasso I have a demanding job. It’s not physical, but the job can be mentally draining. I have to be on my A-game at all times. I work in an industry that can be very lucrative for some clients or break piggy banks wide open for others. We have some control over where they put… Continue reading Finding the Balance Between Work and Life

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Seven Singles Tips for the Holidays

Oh, the joys of the holidays. There are three things I prefer not to discuss at the dinner table: Religion, politics, and my dating life. I’ve come to terms that I am usually the single one, who is dating, at the table. When I was younger it didn’t bother me much. At this point in my life,… Continue reading Seven Singles Tips for the Holidays