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Intervention: Halting the Progress of Chemical Dependency

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  Chemical dependency is a disease. You have probably heard this said before, but may still have a hard time understanding that a person who abuses alcohol or other drugs is a victim of an illne.... read more

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How to Handle Depression

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Depression can strike anyone, from children to the elderly. Women feel its weight two to three times more frequently than men. It is most common in those between the ages of 18 and 44. You should be .... read more

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Blended Family Problems: What to Do When Step Siblings Fight

What to Do When Step Siblings Fight
  As if getting married and gaining a new family all at once isn't stressful enough, often times children of the two different families just don't get along–a common blended family problem. This.... read more

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What to Do When You Don't Get Along with Your Adult Child

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  Very little is known about parent-child relationships in later life. There seems to be a gap in both research and theory between the focus on parenting children who are not yet adults and the .... read more

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When Parents Disagree--How to Build Family Teamwork

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  The whole family can feel the tension that builds when parents don't agree in their child-rearing techniques. Children catch on fast, too. Little Jill will soon learn which parent to go to w.... read more

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Work (Part 2): Three Things to Avoid When Teaching Kids Healthy Work Habits

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  School is out and Summer break begins! And so do the long days of kids sleeping in, staying out late, running around the house, lying around the house, doing nothing all day, or doing everythi.... read more

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Work Infographic: How to Get Kids to Do Chores

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  One of the greatest character traits parents can develop in their children is to teach them how to work. Self confidence and success in life are strongly linked to a child's ability to work. W.... read more

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How to Deal With an Immature Spouse: 7 Tips

Your husband swept you off your feet with his charm and wit. You loved his spontaneity and unconventionality. However, three years and one child later you have discovered that while he may be fun, you.... read more

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5 Things to Avoid With an Overly Critical Spouse

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Few couples start out with the desire to criticize or belittle each other. Usually criticism begins with a sincere desire to improve the marriage, but breakdowns in communication change suggestions in.... read more

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What to Do When Your Spouse Is Constantly Critical

You're on your way home from an exhausting day at work and you feel like you're going from the frying pan into the fire. Your wife doesn't seem to have anything to say to you these days except for wha.... read more

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