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Bra Shopping with your Tween

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There are many important milestones in a young woman’s life. Today my daughter and I tackled one of them! My shy, soft spoken and determined 12 year old asked me to take her bra shopping. I should have been excited…

PRIZEWINNING CHICKEN RECIPE

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I’m such a sucker for the cookbooks and special issue cooking magazines that are “best 10 recipes..” or “1 pot dinners”. So you can understand that resistance was futile when I came across the Better Homes and Gardens New Cook…

Master Bedroom DIY – Part 1

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I have been staring at the blank walls in my master bedroom for almost 4 years now. Talk about being indecisive! Okay, maybe not totally blank because I did install a wallpaper accent wall where I have my bed, but…

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Russian Winter by Daphne Kalotay

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This book by Daphne Kalotay is one of my favorites.  It is her debut novel and I need to say that she has started on the right track.  There are secrets, romantic relationships and unfortunate misunderstandings.

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Just the two of us

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My husband and I were very lucky this summer. We had the privilege of traveling to California for 9 days while our three children were at sleep away camp in the Laurentian’s. So…. it was just the two of us…

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Why Hire an Event Planner?

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With the ever growing popularity of DIY sites and blogs that provide fun, simple and inspirational ideas on how to host an amazing event, we often find ourselves asking: why spend the money on hiring an event planner when we…

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Don’t Pass the Buck!

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I’ve been in the financial industry almost my entire business life, so I suppose I take my financial knowledge for granted. When I worked in private banking, some of my clients were older ladies, widows mostly, who were in the…

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The Terrible Twos: Surviving the storm

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The terrible two’s.  We’ve all heard about this challenging phase.  We attempt to prepare ourselves by reading parenting books that highlight the “effective” or “right” ways to intervene with our kids.  But until your toddler is sprawled out on the…

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Life as a mom is busy and hectic

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Life as a Mom is busy and hectic.  Life as a Single Mom is exponentially busy and hectic.  The lunches, carpools, schedules, laundry, social directing, and daily adventures keep Moms constantly on the go, and as a result we often…

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Life at 26 and single is hard

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Contributing factors include, but are certainly not limited to, the following:  Online dating  Friends with significant others  Changing Facebook statuses I will confess that watching Facebook relationship statuses change almost on a weekly basis is… enervating. Watching countless “friends” (’cause…

When Your Best Friend Has Depression

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Throughout my life, I’ve been touched by people struggling with mental illness. I’m extremely sensitized to their journey and I’ve chosen to dedicate much of my private practice as a psychotherapist to helping people cope.