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Mastering Family Dynamics: 14 Ways to Make Your Family Holiday Stress-Free

Discover expert tips and strategies for navigating the complexities of family dynamics during holiday gatherings. Learn how to communicate effectively, set realistic expectations, and practice self-care to ensure a harmonious and stress-free celebration.

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Anybody’s Miracle [Book Review]

I recently had the pleasure of interviewing author Laura Hercher, after reading her book, Anybodys Miracle. Laura is a genetic counselor and instructor at Sarah Lawrence College Joan H. Marks Human Genetics Program. Anybodys Miracle is a great read for anyone that has experienced infertility and sought treatment for it or anyone interested in learning more about the many different ways families are built. It is a fictional story that follows multiple …

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Why It’s Good to Argue With Your Teenager

Does your child seem to bust out the debate skills of a young Aristotle during battles over things like curfew or homework? While the constant arguing can be enough to drive a parent crazy, there may be a silver lining. A new study from the University of Virginia (UVA) has shown that if a young teen can argue effectively with his or her parents they are more likely to resist peer pressure to use drugs or alcohol later in adolescence.