Category Archives: Bonding

Sharing His Woobie With Me

By Jeremy G. Schneider, MFT “Like this, Daddy,” Lucas explained to me. We were sitting on his bed and our heads were close together, looking at his woobie, a little bear with a small blue blanket attached to it. Then … Continue reading

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Laughter Like A Magical Healing Potion

By Jeremy G. Schneider, MFT Somehow, I managed to once again survive the day and night. I spent the whole day on the verge of tears, feeling on the edge of another terrible flashback, moments away from a crying binge … Continue reading

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Beach Bonding

By Jeremy G. Schneider, MFT When I was kid some of my most favorite things to do were to go to the beach. My family would go every summer for two weeks – until we bought a house and then … Continue reading

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Sharing What I Love

By Jeremy G. Schneider, MFT I have found that one of the best ways to bond with my 2.5 year-old children is to share the things I love with them. The strongest example of this is my love of animals. … Continue reading

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Shabbat Shalom

By Jeremy G. Schneider, MFT “Is this the whole family?” my three-year old girl asks. “Yes, and then some,” I respond, “Our whole family and our extended family are here.” “For Shabbat?” she follows-up. “Yes, for Shabbat.” My relationship with … Continue reading

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Can She Love Me Too Much?

By Jeremy G. Schneider, MFT My little girl loves me. In fact, the other day she told me, “I love you too much!” And I just looked at her. “Do you mean you love me so much?” I asked her. … Continue reading

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Best Part Of My Life, Daddy

By Jeremy G. Schneider, MFT On Sunday we went to the mall with my Okapis. While Lucas, my 3-year old son, got a haircut with Mommy and Abuelita, I got Dorit, his twin sister, all to myself. And it was … Continue reading

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Making Note of My Parental Power

By Jeremy G. Schneider, MFT Our parental power is not something that comes up in casual conversation when we’re complaining about how out of control our children have become. In contrast, many parents talk about how powerless they feel. But … Continue reading

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All About I Love You

By Jeremy G. Schneider, MFT Because I pretty much never heard the words myself or even really felt loved growing up, I’ve been telling my boy/girl twins I love them since they were born a little more than 2.5 years … Continue reading

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