Take Your Child on a Date

May 6, 2016 No comments yet

It is easy to get into a routine of homework, chores, sporting events, and other extra-curricular activities. You and your child are running from place to place just trying to check everything off the list. It is easy to allow the busyness of life to take over. You may find yourself frustrated at your child […]

Spending Quality Time with Your Children

April 28, 2016 No comments yet

If you are like the bulk of parents, finding time to spend with your children can be very challenging.  Trying to find the time between work schedules, school, homework, sports, extra-curricular activities, and other such commitments can be an organizational nightmare!!!   If this sounds like your family, don’t worry, you are certainly not alone!!   Here […]

How to Really Love Our Children

October 30, 2014 No comments yet

 Becoming a parent is undoubtedly the most exciting, most crucial responsibility you may have the privilege of experiencing.  When you become a parent, it is the one role that can never be taken away from you.  From the time they are born, to the moment they take their first steps, to when they begin their […]

Teen Gambling

August 15, 2014 No comments yet

One of the problems with gambling is that it can start off with innocent competition, for example, two teens tossing a football or Frisbee and one says, “I bet I can throw it farther than you” or “I bet I can hit that tree over there,” or something of the sort. This might end with […]

How to Get Along With Your In-laws

April 28, 2014 No comments yet

Conflict, between the generations, exists and has been there, throughout all time.  With some consideration, it does not have to be a trying road.  Here are some guidelines, to ponder, that will make life smoother for all. Love them, for who they are.  They were born, in another generation.  It’s just the way it is.  […]

Therapy for Teens: What to Expect

April 23, 2014 No comments yet

If you are going to see a therapist, the following Q&As can give you some insight into what to expect. Keep in mind that many teens are in therapy today, trying to gain greater insight into the way they think, act and react. Q. Am I “Crazy” If I Go to Therapy? A. Having therapy […]

10 Anger Techniques for Your Child

April 22, 2014 No comments yet

Anger is a normal, natural emotion.  Some experience anger quietly, keeping it within, and others need to express anger in an outward fashion.  Children, like adults, experience anger yet often lack healthy tools, for handling anger.  Below you will find 10 fun anger practices to help your child express anger, in a healthy and effective […]

3 Statements That Break Down a Relationship

March 26, 2014 No comments yet

Have you ever wondered why it seems nobody cares or listens when you express an opinion? Have you noticed people become cranky when you tell them what you think?  Here are some statements that will produce trouble and a sampling of what your spouse, partner, child, coworker, or friend will be thinking and feeling when […]

Quick Tips for Managing Your Anger with Your Child

March 20, 2014 No comments yet

Parenting is a tough endeavor!  I’m often asked by clients “How do I manage my anger and emotions with my child?”  I also hear, “I’m trying so hard, but I still feel like I’m failing as a parent.”  Have you ever felt this way?  If so, you’re in luck!  Below you will find some quick […]

Causes of Teen Stress

January 17, 2014 No comments yet

SOME OF THE DIFFERENT AREAS THAT CAN CAUSE TEEN STRESS: The Changes of Adolescence — Developing faster or slower than most of one’s friends can cause tensions because the teenage years are a time when being like others and liked by others is so important. As the teen transitions and hormone changes take place, teens can […]



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