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Feeling Sleepy? It Could Be Dangerous For You And Your Workplace
Man asleep on table at work.
By Joyce Eisenbraun, EAP Trainer The Village Business Institute Ever fallen asleep in the car at a stoplight, waiting for it to turn green? Ever nodded off in the middle of a conversation? Briefly closed your eyes – at work – and jerked awake moments later when your head hit...
Boundaries Are Necessary In All Relationships
Young woman upset with head in hands next to young man. Appear to have relationship problem.
By John E. Trombley The Village Business Institute A close friend and associate shared recently that he was struggling under the weight of having established out-of-balance relationships with certain family members (not his wife and children). He acknowledged that his deep Christian faith reinforces his sense of caring for those...
15 Tips for Getting your Child to Sleep
Child sleeping with teddy bear.
By Kelly Olson The Village Family Service Center Kids are like angels when they're asleep, but sometimes it can be a devil to get them to drift off to dreamland. Here are 15 tips to make sure your child gets his or her 40 winks. Routine. Have a routine and...
What Parents Need To Know About Teens And Dating
Couple holding hands
By Kelly Olson The Village Family Service Center It seems like yesterday they were holding your hand across the street. Now your son or daughter is a teenager. They’re interested in dating, which you know can mean more than just holding someone else’s hand … It’s difficult to establish a...
Apollo's Family Found Help at The Village
Photo of Apollo, a child who came to The Village for therapy.
Apollo is a smart little guy, but was struggling at daycare. His parents didn't understand what was going on. They found help at The Village in St. Cloud . Apollo was diagnosed with sensory perception disorder, and his parents are learning how to help him. This is their story: If...