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Talking Brains Episode: Parenting During a Pandemic with Mark Bertin MD

By |2020-03-27T14:55:34-04:00March 27th, 2020|Categories: Health, Parenting, Talking Brains|Tags: , , , , , |

Talking Brains Podcast: A podcast about parenting during the coronavirus pandemic.You may already have marked a week since you quarantined with your kids. You also may feel like you're about to lose your sanity. Good news! Mark Bertin MD has returned to Talking Brains to help you figure out this "new normal." Dr. Bertin is a developmental pediatrician and [...]

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“12 Ways to Effectively Parent During Coronavirus (COVID-19)” on Psychology Today

By |2020-03-17T16:47:10-04:00March 17th, 2020|Categories: Children, Health, Parenting, Psychology Today|Tags: , , , |

As a parent, you are probably feeling a variety of emotions right now about the coronavirus pandemic — anxiety, fear,  anger, burnout, confusion, and an overwhelming sense of chaos. We are in the midst of an event that many have not seen in our lifetimes. On top of that, your kids' school has just been canceled for two weeks. You may have [...]

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Talking Brains Episode: Ways to Effectively Parent During Coronavirus

By |2020-03-16T12:10:35-04:00March 16th, 2020|Categories: Health, Parenting, Talking Brains|Tags: , , , , |

Talking Brains Podcast: A podcast about parenting during the coronavirus pandemic. As a parent, you are probably feeling a variety of emotions right now about the coronavirus pandemic — anxiety, fear, anger, burnout, confusion, and an overwhelming sense of chaos. We are in the midst of an event that many have not seen in our [...]

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Talking Brains Episode: Coping With Empty Nest Syndrome

By |2019-08-25T18:41:49-04:00August 23rd, 2019|Categories: Parenting, Psychology, Psychology Today, Talking Brains|Tags: , , |

Talking Brains Podcast: a conversation about coping with empty nest syndrome. You may have children going off to college this year.  Feeling a sense of grief about your child leaving is totally normal.  Learn how you can best cope with your "new normal."   In addition to the podcast, you can read about "Coping with Empty Nest Syndrome" [...]

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“Facing Empty Nest Syndrome: How to cope so life feels full again” on Psychology Today

By |2019-08-19T20:12:31-04:00August 19th, 2019|Categories: Parenting, Psychology Today, Relationships|Tags: , , |

You raised your child to be independent, but still, it can feel like such as loss when your child moves out on their own. Empty nest syndrome is a very real feeling of grief and loss, including feelings of loneliness and shifting of your sense of purpose. It most frequently happens when your children go off [...]

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Talking Brains Episode 18: Parallel Coparenting: You Do Your Thing, I’ll Do Mine

By |2019-07-03T14:35:35-04:00July 3rd, 2019|Categories: Collaborative Divorce, Parenting, Psychology, Talking Brains|Tags: , , , |

Talking Brains Podcast: a conversation about Parallel Coparenting with Jeremy Gaies PsyD. Talking Brains Episode 18: No one said coparenting would be easy. But what if your coparenting relationship causes anger and frustration more days than not? Parallel coparenting and consulting with a parent coordinator may be options for you. Jeremy Gaies PsyD, psychologist, family mediator, [...]

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Talking Brains Episode 6: How Children Thrive with Mark Bertin MD

By |2018-11-26T17:04:33-05:00November 14th, 2018|Categories: Children, Parenting, Talking Brains|Tags: , , , |

Talking Brains Podcast Ep 6: a conversation about parenting and how children thrive with Mark Bertin MD. Mark Bertin MD discusses child development and parenting - valuable information that can also be found in his newest book, "How Children Thrive: The Practical Science of Raising Independent, Resilient, and Happy Kids". Dr. Bertin can be found at [...]

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The Consequences of High-Conflict Divorce on Children

By |2016-11-20T07:53:40-05:00October 14th, 2016|Categories: Children, Collaborative Divorce, Crisis, Divorce, Mediation, Parenting|Tags: , , , , , |

While we know that high-conflict divorce impacts the wellbeing of all parties involved, there is scientific data showing specifically how high-conflict divorce impacts children.  Children who are victims of a high-conflict divorce have a significant decrease in quality of life. The following are three ways in which children’s lives are impacted by parents who are invested [...]

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10 Tips for Co-Parenting with a Narcissist

By |2018-09-29T13:26:47-04:00January 11th, 2016|Categories: Gaslighting, Narcissism, Parenting|Tags: , , , , , , |

After posting Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3 on signs you are in a relationship with a narcissist and what to do about it, I received emails and comments asking what to do when you have children with a narcissist. While walking away from a narcissist is difficult enough, it is even more of a [...]

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30 Quotes on Parenting

By |2017-02-15T10:32:53-05:00September 25th, 2012|Categories: Parenting, Quotes|Tags: , , , |

Learn what these well-known people had to say about parenting. Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands. - Anne Frank Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do. - Benjamin Spock We may not be [...]

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