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Prioritizing Your Mental Health

As a mother and psychotherapist, I always hear that parents want their kids to be physically and psychologically healthy. However, the truth we neglect in this desire is that the psychological health of any child is interdependent on that of their caregivers. Thus, to desire healthy mental health in our children is to also desire it in ourselves. There is …

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Use Your Phone Less in 2020

It’s that time of year when we all resolve to be better. Perhaps in 2020, you resolve to lose weight, quit smoking or be more kind. These are good resolutions. But I believe an important resolution you can make for 2020 is this: Use your phone less. Put down your phone and engage with the world around you. We have …

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Mom Life: Lindsay Balent

Lives: New Market Family: Husband, Tom, and daughter, Laven, 5 Occupation: Co-Owner and Instructor, Maryland Allstars Tell us about your work and how you got into this field. I am the co-owner of Maryland Allstars, an athletic program based in Eldersburg. We offer many activities but specialize in all-star cheerleading. As a former cheerleader, I was never quite ready to hang up my …

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