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Reality Check: Past or Present?

Reality Check: Past or Present?

When a difficult situation comes up with our children, we sometimes falsely believe we’re responding in the here and now, based on what’s happening in front of us. In reality? We may be overreacting from our own childhood. Learn to distinguish old feelings of the past...

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Imagine Your Parents Were an Ideal Parent for You

Imagine Your Parents Were an Ideal Parent for You

Are you able to visualize your ideal mother? Someone told me that she couldn't do it because when she thought about all the mothers she had ever met, she didn’t want any of these to be her mother - nobody seemed suitable or ideal. Your ideal parent can be a composite...

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The Trap of Relationship Patterns

The Trap of Relationship Patterns

People tell me that they find themselves in situations that seem familiar to them, that they have experienced before. Or they have the feeling that they are repeating the same experiences over and over again; like a trap door that opens and shuts, preventing them from...

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Childhood Shapes Your Life

Childhood Shapes Your Life

Childhood shapes your life Childhood shapes your life. I think everyone can agree with that statement. How, in what form, and to what extent it does so, however, is not clear to anyone.   An example of how childhood shapes your life An adult young man of normal weight...

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Maria Steuer

Be a Happier, More Effective Parent!

You love your children but there are times when you're feeling frustrated, bewildered, angry, worried, annoyed, scared and absolutely frazzled.

Renowned pediatrician and family therapist, Childhood Expert Maria Steuer has advised more than 20,000 parents on childhood behavioral issues. Now, in her new book and programs, Maria walks you through the surprising revelation that your OWN childhood holds the key to shifting behavior in your own children.