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8 Rights Every Child Deserves After a Massachusetts Divorce

For any parent going through a Massachusetts divorce or separation, it's notButterfly 4.jpg hard to get caught up in various dramas encountered throughout this transition. Moving homes, splitting assets, determining a parenting agreement, and coping with emotions is exhausting. While it might feel at times like you and your co-parent cannot agree on anything, there is at least one thing you must agree on: to keep your children and their well-being at the forefront of any decisions you make or actions you take during this time.

Red Flags That a Massachusetts Child is Playing Parents Against Each Other

It doesn't take some Massachusetts children very long to realize the advantages of playingRed Flag.jpg parents against each other to get what they want. After a few years of being on this earth, children start to realize that just because dad said no doesn't mean that mom will say no or vice versa.

What to Do If Your Child Refuses Parenting Time With the Other Massachusetts Parent

Whether you're newly divorced or well-versed in co-parenting, you recognize theParent deprived of visitation.jpg importance of sticking to your parenting plan agreement.

How Nature Is Crucial Link to a Massachusetts Family's Mental Health

Massachusetts residents who study health outcomes have long known that havingFamily Vacation.jpg access to a green space is important for health from decreased asthma and obesity to increased immunities and quality sleep, exposure to the outdoors is good for everyone. But a large, growing body of evidence, captured in a new meta-study, reveals that experiences in nature have especially big benefits for mental health. In other words, it might be time that we all thought a little less about the square footage of our homes and more about the size of our yard - or, better yet, adjacency to parks.

9 Signs You and Your Massachusetts Partner Should Go To Therapy

Marriage counseling and couples therapy for Massachusetts couples still has aCounseling 1.jpg bad reputation. Despite the stigma that's been lifted off therapy in the past decade, signing up for marriage therapy sessions is still viewed by many as weakness, an admission that a relationship is in shambles.

Helicopter Parenting Is the Only Way to Keep Massachusetts Kids Safe on the Internet

Helicopter parents in Massachusetts have been a symbol of awful and overbearinOnline danger.jpgg child-rearing since they were first described in the late 1980s. But history might just vindicate the helicopter parent. Their anxiety and stranger danger panic isn't unreasonable as much as it is misplaced. The fact is that when it comes to a child's online safety, helicopter parenting should be the rule.

Depression May Increase Risk of Concussion in Massachusetts Kids Who Play Football

For years, studies have found that depression is an all-too-common symptom ofFootball 2.jpg concussions. Massachusetts youth athletes, college athletes and retired NFL players who have suffered brain injuries are all at increased risk of mental illness.

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