As a previous school reading specialist and high school reading teacher, I am passionate about reading to my kids and equipping them to be great leaders. In the mental health profession, we often use books with kids to teach coping and social skills. This intervention is called psycho education or ... Read More about Teaching Our Children To Love Their Neighbors with Jennifer Grant
Lori Wildenberg is my guest today and an author, parenting educator, leader of the Moms Together page and group and very wise woman. Today she is sharing about our responses to our children's spills in life because there are days (and sometimes years) when parenting can be pretty messy. ... Read More about How Spills Can Strengthen Family Ties
Yes! I date my kids. It's one of the best one on one activities that we do. In general, I let them pick what they like to do and I model for them making them feel very special. When kids and family members are in conflict, we highly recommend this activity at the counseling center. We do have ... Read More about Dating Your Kids?
Mother daughter relationships can be extremely tricky. They are often a topic of conversation in our counseling center. Finding a great faith based resource with practical tools makes our jobs easier. I’m so excited to introduce Blythe Daniel and Helen Macintosh as my guests on the blog today! They ... Read More about An Invitation, Not Explanation: Finding Your Way to Your Child’s Heart
As a professional counselor, I know the value of play and play therapy in our offices. It not only is entertaining but it also releases emotion that can get stuck in our bodies. When I first had my kids, I planned fun for everyone but me. I wanted them to have great memories and fun outings. As a ... Read More about Let’s Have Some Fun!