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A Simple 100-Step Plan for Curing Perfectionism

Late in the summer of 2011, I finally felt like I was getting a handle on life again. Divorce had thrown me way off course of the life I thought I would have, but 3-year-old Abby and I were closer than ever.The two of us lived in an apartment complex in a mixed-use development with lots of ... read more

8 Surefire Ways to Calm an Anxious Kid

8 Surefire Ways to Calm an Anxious Kid

My 6-year-old has been struggling lately.Every other week, Abby lives with us. The other weeks, she lives with her dad and stepmom.She's always had a hard time being away from us for a whole week, but her anxiety seems to be getting worse.For the last few months, she hasn’t been eating ... read more