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Brangelina Divorce and You

The public was taken by surprise last week when Angelina Jolie announced she was beginning divorce proceedings with Brad Pit, even though we all know the statistic – one in two marriages end in divorce. There have been insider reports that the split is due to incidents of verbal abuse, conflicts in parenting styles and differences in lifestyle choices. But rather than dwell on their drama, let’s focus our attention on how to maintain our own loving partnerships. Here are some tips to help you strengthen your intimate relationships: Respect … Continue reading

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Challenges of Parenting – Questions and Answers

With school back on the agenda again, are you facing new challenges in parenting this fall? In the midst of your routine – supervising homework, driving carpool and monitoring after school activities – know that you can find support here at Her Mentor Center for the issues affecting your kids, no matter what their age. Here are some questions about your concerns as well as strategies we’ve put together to help you deal with them. If your youngster is in grade school, are you tempted to follow that familiar yellow … Continue reading

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What Does Labor Day Mean to You?

Labor Day, celebrated in the U.S. for over 125 years on the first Monday in September, began in recognition of workers. Today most people also consider it as the symbolic end to summer and the beginning of the school year. For many women, both work and children going back to school are significant issues that come together this weekend. For most of us, it means an extra day off to spend with family and loved ones. You may work outside the home, like 60% of women today – that figure … Continue reading

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Lessons from the Rio Olympics

Millions of fans around the world are watching the Rio Summer Olympics. So many are preoccupied with economic hardship, families in flux or political unrest that the games in Brazil satisfy a yearning for distraction. The Olympics always provide entertainment, drama and insight. But the broad demonstration of excellence we see in Rio de Janeiro goes far beyond winning and losing medals. If you want to derive more personal meaning, here are some practical tips as you map out your own strategy for success: Cultivate passion. Each event represents a specific challenge … Continue reading

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