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Not When I Wear Dresses

By Jeremy G. Schneider, MFT This morning the Okapis woke up ridiculously early and I went upstairs to get them dressed and ready for school. I had already put Dorit’s tights and skirt on her and was putting her shirt … Continue reading

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Just Not Enough Time

By Jeremy G. Schneider, MFT Gem has just taken our Okapis up to bed and I can not get the following words out of my head, “Not enough time.” There is not enough time for my family. There is not … Continue reading

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Off On His Own

By Jeremy G. Schneider, MFT I mentioned that Dorit has been sick, so sick that we didn’t want her to go to school yesterday. This was something we didn’t really have to deal with over the summer when they were … Continue reading

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A 3-D Miracle

By Jeremy G. Schneider, MFT “Dorit, can you see this? What animals do you see?” the eye specialist asked my little girl yesterday morning. A pause. I was holding my breath. I’d bet money Gem was, too. “A cat!” and … Continue reading

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Evolution of Me

By Jeremy G. Schneider, MFT It took my parents 20 years to figure out their relationship had harmed everyone involved. Because of their absorption in work and activities that kept them away from each other, I was taking care of … 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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Fighting My Instincts to Help My Children

By Jeremy G. Schneider, MFT When we started selling our house and looking for a new one last year, I drew upon my years of therapy training and experience and my well-honed instincts and sat down with my almost four-year … 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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