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Children Learn What They Live -The Recovery Version

Posted: February 13, 2017, 10:06 am
If children live with parents who are high, They learn that people are unpredictable and unreliable. If children live with

Children Learn What They Live: How to Help a Child Who’s Living with Parental Addiction

Posted: February 12, 2017, 8:56 am
Dorothy Law Nolte, Ph.D long ago wrote the popular poem Children Learn What They Live paraphrased here: If children live

It’s COA Awareness Week: So Let’s Look Into What Happens to Children of Addiction When They Grow Up?

Posted: February 9, 2017, 5:28 pm
Much attention and most governmental funding streams have been and continue to be focused on the addict. The addict has the

Post Election Advice from the Experts: Don’t Just Sit There Do Something!

Posted: November 27, 2016, 11:13 am
In the wake of the election thousands, if not millions of Americans, are finding themselves feeling helpless and somewhat

A Thank You Letter to Hillary Clinton

Posted: November 16, 2016, 9:44 am
Dear Hillary, I along with so many women and men across this country am deeply sad at the result of this election. Being

The Innocent Victims of Addiction

Posted: September 28, 2016, 6:49 pm
  Recently a video went viral of an increasingly occurring, very heartbreaking scene. A little girl is tugging on her mother

The Reel Recovery Film Festival: Sharing the Message of Recovery through Film

Posted: September 20, 2016, 12:09 pm
September is recovery month, The Reel Recovery Film Festival and Symposium this week at Cinema Village in New York City explores

Why Don't Adult Children of Alcoholics (ACoA's) Get the Help They Need?

Posted: September 9, 2016, 6:07 pm
If we can deal with the residue of pain so that it doesn't undermine our ability to have nourishing relationships, the rest will fall into place. The thing not to do is to pretend that nothing happened, something did and it can and needs to be addressed if we truly want to turn the tide of the legacy of addiction.

Pee-wee's Big Holiday

Posted: March 28, 2016, 3:45 pm
Pee-wee Herman calls to the playful child in all of us, the young and adventurous kid who will always have one foot in never-never land.

Daily Affirmations for the Holidays

Posted: December 18, 2015, 4:22 pm

Daily Affirmations for the Holidays

Posted: December 14, 2015, 6:58 pm

When Adult Children of Alcoholics Become Moms

Posted: September 1, 2015, 2:26 pm
Sis Wenger, CEO of the National Association for Children of Alcoholics wanted to specifically focus on moms for Counselor Magazine. She asked me some questions on how growing up with one or two alcoholic parents might impact mothering.

Creating Community One Vegetable at a Time: Farmer's Markets Are Becoming a Way of Life All Over New York

Posted: August 12, 2015, 6:04 pm
The foodies of the baby boomer's kids are taking over the world of eating with the same fervor and intelligence that their parents took to politics. "Think global, act local" it turns out can be about food as well as political agendas; in fact food has its own politics in the way we eat it.

The Making of The Who: A Tale of Mod Cool, Drugs, Addiction and Recovery

Posted: March 19, 2015, 8:40 pm
I was recently blown away by a fascinating documentary revealing the brilliance and daring of the two young men who discovered The Who and brought, dragged, finessed and nurtured them onto world stage.

Adult Children of Alcoholics and Trauma

Posted: February 13, 2015, 5:05 pm

New York: The City That Gives Birth to Artists

Posted: February 2, 2015, 2:23 pm
There is art in the DNA of New York City that literally pours forth from all of its beloved nooks and crannies. From Lincoln Center to the subways, we are treated to every kind of performance, the creative energy that lives and breathes here is palpable.

Mindfulness: Using the Holidays as a Healing Moment

Posted: December 22, 2014, 6:07 pm