Patti Carmalt-Vener


Stories by Patti Carmalt-Vener

Tiny steps

Write down small achievements to stay on track with meeting your goals 

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 01/02/2014
A different String Theory

Mothers must be gentle but clear about grandparents indulging their children

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 12/26/2013
Crowded nest

What to do when your freshly minted adult moves back home

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 12/17/2013
Children in the middle

Kids need the love of both parents going through divorce

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 12/12/2013
Time to heal

Forgiveness is a process, not just a one-shot event

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 12/05/2013
Outside the comfort zone

Turn self-consciousness into self-awareness in the battle against shyness

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 11/27/2013
The Family Way

There’s bound to be tension when distant family members gather for the holidays 

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 11/20/2013
Working relationships

Another person’s interest is a good reason to get closer to your mate

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 11/13/2013
Free of the past

Sexual abuse haunts people throughout their lives

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 11/05/2013
Halloween hang-ups

Parents must prevent a frightening event from becoming even scarier

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 10/30/2013
Unfinished feelings

Over sensitivity to others may be a sign of residual trauma 

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 10/24/2013
It takes two

Life gets thrown out of balance when one parent doesn't help with raising kids

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 10/16/2013
Love lost

There are many hard lessons to be learned from breaking up

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 10/10/2013
Loose lips

Take responsibility for hurtful GOSSIP

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 10/03/2013
Do as I do

Set an example for the child you believe is underachieving

Author Patti Carmalt-Vener Date 09/11/2013