Tag Archives: depression

Enter the Dragon

It is just passed Valentine’s Day and my grade schooler is suddenly cranky, acting sleep deprived and testing boundaries.    With a lot of patience, I try to find out what is upsetting her.  Here’s where it gets a little … Continue reading

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Beating The Burnout of School’s “February Blues”

Image via Wikipedia As adults, we are quite familiar with the term “burnout.”  We understand and are gentle with our friends and family who seem to be struggling with the symptoms that suggest they are emotionally and physically fatigued with … Continue reading

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The Teenage Abusive Dating Journey

For the past couple of weeks I’ve been getting this nudge to write about what is currently being termed “teenage date abuse.”  But I think that it is misleading to suggest that one has to be in any kind of  … Continue reading

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Quiet Kids–Hollywood Can Help

As it happens quite frequently these days, in conversation with guests someone invariably says, “We got this great [movie, documentary, BBC television show, etc] on Netflix–have you seen it?” Last evening, in a spirited conversation between eight F/friends, we began … Continue reading

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