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Love or dependency

Written by Kristin Barton Cuthriell, M.Ed, MSW, LCSW

Love is the ability and willingness to allow those that you care for to be what they choose for themselves without any insistence that they satisfy you. -Wayne Dyer

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9 Ways to Tell Your Children That You Love Them

Written by Kristin Barton Cuthriell, M.Ed, MSW, LCSW

As I have said before, I often remind myself of healthy practices as I write.  Today is no different, as I embark on a journey to remember and practice what I already know.  Yes, I am guilty of not always practicing what I preach, but I am progressing and that is the important part.

It is true that my grammar did not improve until I became a sixth grade English teacher.  It appears that teaching others can sometimes be the best form of education.  Together we can learn.

Children will remember the simplest of things; things that you and I will  forget.” 

9 Ways to Tell Your Children That You Love Them

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Overcoming Adversity and Finding Joy in Life

Written by Kristin Barton Cuthriell, M.Ed., MSW, LCSW

To spare oneself from grief at all costs can be achieved only at the price of total detachment, which excludes the ability to experience happiness. - Erich Fromm

Margie had a view on life that helped her bounce back from the many hardships that she encountered throughout her journey here on this earth.  She was a very spiritual woman and had no doubt that the trails that she faced in life were placed before her for a reason.  She viewed her time on earth Continue reading

Knowing the Difference Between Falling in Love and Real Love

Written by Kristin Barton Cuthriell, M.Ed, MSW, LCSW

 Falling in love and real love are not the same thing.  Whether you are single or in a committed relationship, it is extremely important that you know the difference.  If you are single, knowing the difference can assist you in making a mature decision when selecting a partner.  If you are already committed, knowing the difference may make you think twice about your relationship expectations. Continue reading