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18 Dec

Great Expectations

Expectations are funny things aren’t they? Somewhat of a two-edged sword, a solid expectation can lead your team, company, or marriage to the next level. But a misguided or faulty expectation can just as easily make life very painful, leading to failed relationships and disillusioned family members. A healthy individual is able to look at […]

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16 Dec

Holiday Blues!

It’s supposed to be the happiest time of year, family and friends around the dinner table, enjoying each other’s company. Unfortunately for many of us, the holidays can be anything but the pipe dream regurgitated to us via Christmas music and holiday fanfare. Instead, we’re left trying to regulate our neurotic family member or avoid […]

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5 Dec

Just Say “Non”

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This is the final installment of our series of blog posts based on Pamela Druckerman’s “Bébé Day by Day.” The following excerpts are taken directly from Chapter 10: A battle cry of French parenting is: It’s me who decides. Parents say—and occasionally shout—this phrase to remind everyone who’s in charge or to shift the balance […]

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4 Dec

Finding Your Couple

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Here is number nine in our series of posts based on Pamela Druckerman’s “Bébé Day by Day.” The following excerpts are taken directly from Chapter 9: French experts say that in the first few months after the baby is born, his parents should—indeed must—give themselves over to his care. They’re in the fusionelle phase. Some […]

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3 Dec

Cherchez La Femme

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Today is part eight (we’re coming down the homestretch) in a series of blog posts based on Pamela Druckerman’s “Bébé Day by Day.” The following excerpts are taken directly from Chapter 8: French mothers strive for a very particular kind of balance in their lives. It’s not a keeping-plates-in-the-air balance. It’s more like a balanced […]

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