Posts Tagged: Counseling Services

March 5, 2014
Have a little empathy (and teach it too)

The easy thing to do when your kids are kicking each other, throwing crayons across the room or refusing to sit still to eat […]

February 12, 2014
Empathy versus Sympathy – What’s the big deal?

With Valentine’s Day a mere 3 days away, I wanted to share a mini-lesson on the difference between something we all carry in […]

January 29, 2014
Make a little SHIFT Happen

Throughout the month of January, I have been thinking, writing and talking about the concept of change in families. Families come to me […]

January 4, 2014
New Year–Wiser Parent

It’s time to put forth your best effort on achieving those new year goals! It’s the time of year when we all think […]

December 20, 2013
Be in the Present

If you celebrate Christmas – or if you are like my family and celebrate a little of everything, including 3 birthdays – you […]

November 26, 2013
An Urgent Calling

My blogs are typically planned in advance, thoughtful essays written about topics related to children and teens like handling melt downs, understanding your […]

October 13, 2013
Don’t Make a Mistake with Unmotivated Kids

It happened! I had been expecting it. I’m actually surprised it didn’t happen before now! I get it…it’s darker in the morning…it’s a […]

September 11, 2013
Back to School! Navigating the Morning Rush

School is back in session for kids all over the land and that means it’s time to get out of slow-paced summertime schedules […]

August 19, 2013
Dream With Them, Not For Them

My newly-minted High School Senior son announced this morning that there was very little chance he would get into the college of MY […]

August 2, 2013
Summer Story-Telling, No Fancy Equipment Required

The tradition of story telling is a time-honored way of sharing experiences.  Story telling through journaling is a terrific way for children to […]

July 4, 2013
School’s Out for Summer!

Summer is a time for kids to take a break from the demands of school, but it doesn’t necessarily mean that they can’t […]

April 4, 2013
Parent Power – Get it Back!

I had a very bad parenting moment last night. Actually, make it several moments.    My oldest son decided that the washer was […]

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