“ALL MY FRIEND’S HAVE A PHONE MOM!! YOU’RE THE WORST MOM EVER!!!!” [slams door shut].

We hear this all the time from our clients. However, the truth is, parents, you know your kids best. If your tween or teen has been begging for a phone, it’s likely because they want to communicate with friends and learn how to use all the new apps that are released asap…

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“Hi, this is Katie, is Nina there?”

That’s how most of my phone calls from my home landline to my best friend’s home landline went. Neither one of us were part of the lucky few that had THEIR OWN PHONE LINE!

There were kids that went to our school whose parents had an additional phone line installed in their house so that they could receive calls on their own.

Man, I was so jealous of that. It meant that…

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My dad was super thoughtful and knew it would be a good idea to give me his (somewhere between 1989-1992) Subaru GL 2 door. He drove this beauty for a few years before getting a new car, and retiring her in the garage until I could drive in high school.

By the time I got her, only one window rolled down, the AC didn’t work, and subsequently, my sister cut part of her finger off on a deli meat slicer, and I rushed her to the hospital in my Subaru while she gushed blood all over my front seat…

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We are coining the term “parallel energy” to denote how we talk to our kids and teens. Similar to co-regulation, we want to be on the same “page” but we also want to bring a calm parallel energy. Dr. Cory explains more in this episode.

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Dawn Barclay gives us beginning tips on traveling with neurodiverse individuals. We LOVE this topic because we believe these strategies can apply to any family! Learn more about…

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Take a minute to consider your day so far. Have you…

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