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Earlier this month I wrote about how to prepare to help your child with a divorce. The stress of a divorce aside, most of us may remember how difficult it was to put our emotions into words as we were growing up.

So much of what we learn as children affects […]

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Verizon has a new commercial out, All the Data You Want, where they showcase a good looking guy walking his dog, at the barber shop, going up and down escalators, hailing a taxi, AND at the movies with a woman (date?) —all while looking at his phone.

Really? Would anyone […]

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The underpinning of a significant relationship is healthy love.  I’ve found this to be true of relationships with family, significant others/spouse, friends, etc.  As with most human experiences, I don’t think I’m alone in making this observation.

The dominant feeling we feel or think about when we refer to love is how […]

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When I was little, my paternal Grandmother used to make the best fried chicken.  This was before we left Cuba (and when there were still plenty of chickens around!). Except for the chicken which was organic, all of it was sinfully tasteful, including the loads of cholesterol that came with it!  Nowadays, I don’t eat […]

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Celebrity Breakups- Jennifer Garner & Ben Affleck

Last week I was reading an excerpt of an interview with Jennifer Garner, in which she of course spoke about her divorce from Ben Affleck. I consider Ms. Garner an atypical celebrity in that she doesn’t seem to go after headlines for the sake of […]

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While doing some random blog reading a couple of days ago, I came across a post, The Pursuit of Happiness Makes Life Shallow, from Penelope Trunk.

It reminded me of that John Lennon quote, “Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans.”

Happiness is a lot […]

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