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Why New Massachusetts Dads Who Sleep and New Moms Who Exercise End Up Fighting

A good night sleep and some exercise may not be the secret to happiness, buMan sleeping 2.jpgt they certainly help. However, things are different for new Massachusetts parents trying to maintain a healthy marriage.

5 Rules Massachusetts Parents Need to Remember When Fighting in Front of Kids

Raising Massachusetts kids is a messy, complicated and stressful undertaking. AndAngry People.jpg it can put a lot of strain on a marriage even in the best of circumstances. When parents have conflicting ideas of how best to approach child-rearing and don't work to get on the same page, that strain increases and arguments ensue. Done regularly, this not only adds tension and resentment to a marriage but is also harmful for kids.

Why Romanticizing Past Massachusetts Relationships Will Ruin Future Ones

Whether you're fantasy-prone or a pragmatic realist, the temptation to romanticizeRomantizing.jpg the past (including your former flame) can be emotionally gratifying.

Insurance Issues To Consider During a Massachusetts Divorce

A Massachusetts divorce can be a complex and lengthy process with a variety ofInsurance policy.jpg emotional, practical, and financial implications for both spouses, and any children that may be impacted. During such a stressful time, it can be easy to overlook basic items like the family's insurance coverage. Nevertheless, it's important to review all insurance policies to determine how your coverage may change once the divorce is final and, more importantly, how you can prepare.

5 Myths of Divorce Litigation in Massachusetts

A Massachusetts divorce is not an everyday occurrence for most individuals.Divorce 172.jpg  Because of this, most of our clients come to us seeking help in a divorce with certain ideas and preconceived notions as to what they expect their divorce to look like. Whether they get these ideas and notions from television, magazines, or even from friends and family members who have experienced their own Massachusetts divorce, there are certain myths which are quite common about the divorce process.

Want to Live a Long Life? Be a Married, Happy-Go-Lucky, Sex-Mad Massachusetts Hippie

Recent research details factors that can lengthen your life, and those that canBiike Rider.jpg shorten it - everything from eating less, exercising more and being optimistic (longer life) to obesity, alcoholism and sleeping too much (shorter life).

6 Mistakes Massachusetts Couples Make When Fighting And How to Fix Them

Arguments are a natural part of a Massachusetts marriage. They are necessary toCouple Fight.jpg push one another, to settle disagreements, to make feelings known, and arrive at the best solutions. But, of course, not all argument tactics are created equal. When spats are recurring, explosive, frequent, or never move on to solving a real problem that exists couples need to recalibrate the way they talk and discuss their issues and, well, figure out how to fight "well."

How Screen Time Creates Massachusetts Kid 'Dopamine Addicts' With Bad Habits

If iPads, smartphones, and screens seem like drugs for Massachusetts kids, itSocial Media 23.jpg's because they have a lot in common with uppers when it comes to a child's developing brain. Screen time, sugar, and reward all flood kids' brains with dopamine, the same feel-good chemical released when people do cocaine or see that someone liked their Instagram post.

How to Raise an Honest Massachusetts Kid

Massachusetts babies don't lie. Massachusetts toddlers rarely lie. Little kids lie aLiar 3.jpg lot. And it's all good. When a child begins lying, it's a pretty good sign that they are experiencing some healthy cognitive development. Lying tends to give way to honesty and solid communication skills over time when parents aggressively police behavior. Development and education on right and wrong (don't steal cookies) leads to a multi-faceted understanding of the complex concept of honesty.

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