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    The importance of age-appropriate t...

    By Neil Allen
    When I was a nanny, I had a short-term position with a family in New Jersey with a darling seven month old girl. She was happy enough but she was being held back on her physical and mental development because of her mother’s …

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    Families and Holidays: Coping with ...

    By John Monroe-Cassel
    During the holiday season, there will be the inevitable interplay of cheer and “oh dear” as families who have experienced difficult times, even deaths in the family, strive to cope and adjust to the challenges. When hard times hit at holiday time, families …

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    Holiday giving: Say no to requests ...

    By Neil Allen
    “Wait…what? That’s absurd!”
    I would have said the same thing when my daughter was younger. When she was very young, it didn’t matter as much but as she got older it became a problem. She was getting many presents every holiday and on her …

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    Family dinners: Start a new family ...

    By Neil Allen
    As Thanksgiving approaches and we start preparing for the yearly tradition of dinner with the family, it is a good time to think about what daily traditions we have and how to use them to strengthen our families.
    One of the easiest ways to …

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