Category Archives: Relationships

Tips to Overcoming Fear in Social Situations

It’s the holiday season and whether you’re at HOME or at home, you’re bound to be put into uncomfortable situations. Being an expat is similar to being around family you haven’t seen in many years — it seems familiar, yet you … Continue reading

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Sisterhood Bridges Cultural, Economic and Racial Schisms

Take tissues and take your mother, sister, daughter or friend to see the movie “The Help“.  Confession: I read the highly recommended, NY Times best-selling book and am one of the few people I know who thought it was a good story, end of story. Why? At … Continue reading

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How to Emotionally Prepare Yourself When Your Child Leaves Home for College

It’s no surprise that many parents experience grief and/or elation as their child leaves home for university — it’s one of the biggest changes a family goes through.  It is also an opportunity for you to support your child into the next phase … Continue reading

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Let People Be Who They Are

I’m back from a long weekend in Old Bar, NSW a roughly 4 1/2 hour drive from home. On the drive back I swear to you someone replaced my normally rational husband with Mr. Cranky Pants. Despite my many decades of … Continue reading

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