Articles by Mary Jo

Relationships, Parenting, and Emotional Wellness

September 23, 2020

If you feel as though life has become a roller coaster, you aren’t the only one. Groups of friends, colleagues, and family members are all sitting around the table discussing recent upheavals, wondering when it will end. Disease, fires, floods, riots, and political unr...

September 23, 2020

This pandemic has been challenging, and parenting has incurred even more unexpected demands for keeping children emotionally and physically healthy. What is considered safe seems to change daily, creating even more uncertainty and stress. Parents naturally look to othe...

September 15, 2020

Since the pandemic began, most people worried about contracting it. After all, no one wants to experience an unknown and uncertain virus. When you feel vulnerable, you begin looking to those closest to you for protection. However, couples are getting into heated argume...

September 11, 2020

No matter where you live, what grade your child is in, or what school they attend, “back to school” has been a challenge this year. Schools have resumed with class size changes, remote learning, and a variety of masks, face shields, and goggles. We assume children are...

September 9, 2020

It’s natural to want to share photos and updates of the ones you love with others. Many of us look at happy couples online and compare, wondering if their relationship is happier or deeper than ours. However, research from Northwestern University found that individuals...

September 4, 2020

Typically, Labor Day is celebrated by relaxing with family and friends over the three-day weekend, but this year has not been typical. Labor Day takes on a new meaning this year as we appreciate those with jobs that have helped us keep our families safe at home. Brains...

September 1, 2020

Maybe you know or even love someone that needs constant drama in their lives. They run to one crisis to another and often drag you into the middle of it. They are generous about sharing all the details about their latest terrible situation and workplace feud. 

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