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When Grandma Meddles…

We’ve all been there. Whether it’s your mother or your mother-in-law, you are told, “We did things differently when we were parents.” Unsolicited advice is hard to hear from anyone. It’s much easier to pooh-pooh the unwanted counsel at a grocery store from that stranger when your toddler is having one of “those” moments. But, […]

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Holiday Angst, Part 2: Are You Worried Your Little Elves Are Getting S-“Elf”-ish This Holiday Season?

This post is the second of three in an “Ask The Expert” Series on holiday emotions. Coren Schwartz, LCSW is a practicing psychotherapist in Westchester County. For more information, visit www.psychotheraphyinwestchester.com. Do you have a question you’d like Coren to address? Let us know!Naughty or Nice? Each holiday season, children are asked to write a […]

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Holiday Angst, Part 1: How Not To Get Snowed Under An Avalanche Of Emotions At Your Holiday Family Dinner

This post is the first of three in an “Ask The Expert” Series on holiday emotions. Coren Schwartz, LCSW is a practicing psychotherapist in Westchester County. For more information, visit www.psychotheraphyinwestchester.com. Do you have a question you’d like Coren to address? Let us know! The holiday season is filled with the joys of home cooking, […]

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Election Year Survival Tips: How to Get Through a Political Conversation with Friends (and Remain Friends)

After a long week of extra innings from the baseball sidelines, packing endless granola bars and fruit cups in your kid’s lunch bags, and running to Target for last minute school supplies, you’ve earned your night out with your best Mama friends. And then it happens. Somewhere between Sangria and Sorbet, someone inevitably cracks a […]

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