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She’s A Runaway, BUT Still At Home

One of our younger neighbors moved yesterday afternoon.  Right after school.  No notice to any of us (our dead-end street provides extra “community” for those who live on it). What a shock.  Then the phone started to ring. “It’s because … Continue reading

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When Kids Have “Issues”

I give a lot of leeway to kids when it comes to a parent telling me that their kid has a problem and that it (I’m never sure if it is the kid or the problem) needs to get “FIXED!” … Continue reading

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Article: Abandonment

Subject:  Abandonment PORTRAIT OF A CHILD WHO IS STRUGGLING: Typical feelings of a child: anger, confusion, forgotten, grief, hopelessness, unwanted, unloved, unsafe. Typical beliefs of a child: “There is something wrong with me.”  “I did something wrong.”  “I don’t trust … Continue reading

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