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Virtual Book Tour with Susan Shaffer and Linda Gordon

We are so pleased to welcome to Her Mentor Center today authors Susan Morris Shaffer and Linda Perlman Gordon who will be chatting with us about How to Connect with Your iTeen; A Parenting Road Map. Their book provides a guide for parents of teens in the digital age – and if you’ve been around teenagers lately, you’ve likely noticed that they seem to be more connected to their electronic devices than to their families. As parenting experts Susan and Linda have consulted with families of teens about the complex … Continue reading

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Virtual Book Tour: Don’t Carve the Turkey with a Chainsaw

Today we welcome Roger Frame, Ph.D. to our blog to chat with us and answer questions about his new book, Don’t Carve the Turkey with a Chainsaw: Resolving Family Conflict. Dr. Frame, known as The Conflict Whisperer®, consults and conducts workshops across the United States on interpersonal conflict management issues. You’re sure to enjoy the book, filled with his quick humor and insightful techniques, just as we have. So let’s get started. Roger, how did you come to write this book, Don’t Carve the Turkey with a Chainsaw: Resolving Family … Continue reading

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Humor Wins the Day

Do you sometimes feel like the proverbial tree falling in the forest? When your teens don’t seem to hear you speak, you may wonder if you’re actually making a sound. If you’re frustrated – like this mother – by your attempts to communicate with your kids, maybe it’s time to try some humor. It’s not easy being a parent today. There’s a fine line between protecting our children from very real dangers facing them – drugs, bullying, sexting, online predators – and overly controlling them through helicopter parenting. When you … Continue reading

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Virtual Book Tour: Mother Daughter Show

Today we’re delighted to welcome Natalie Wexler to our Virtual Book Tour. Her recently published novel, The Mother Daughter Show, is both hilarious and poignant. We know it will appeal to anyone who’s ever had a daughter, and to anyone who’s ever been one. So let’s get started: Nourishing Relationships: What inspired you to write The Mother Daughter Show? Natalie Wexler: I wrote The Mother Daughter Show partly to try to maintain a sense of humor about a situation I found myself in – the real Mother Daughter Show, a … Continue reading

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