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  • People Like to Freak Out

    It’s been well-documented that food allergy reactions are, for some reason, on the rise. I would offer that an even worse kind of reactivity is also on an uptick:…

  • Our Biggest Enemy as Parents

    Since you’re a subscriber to The Daily Pause, you’re probably familiar with the thought behind…

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    Unhappy Families are All the Same

    I’ve been working with families since I was 20 years old. The one definite thing I’ve learned is that Tolstoy was wrong. In his famous opening line to Anna Karenina, he claimed that “All happy families are the same,” while “every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” I’ve learned that the truth is exactly the opposite.