Category Archives: Parenting issues

Bullying does not just apply to children

  It’s my own personal opinion that a counselor should remain unbiased, open minded and tolerant to everyone’s opinions, thoughts, and feelings.  It’s what we do.  It’s one of the reasons why we can help people as we have to … Continue reading

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When your concerned about your child’s mental health.

Sometimes as parents, we don’t always know when our child needs help that as a parent, they may not can give them.  Are you a parent who is concerned that it might be time to seek counseling for a child? … Continue reading

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Rewards that really mean something for your child

Rewards can sometimes help change behavior in a child if not used long term. Validation and time are often the best rewards. Continue reading

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Happy Holidays?

We often wish “Happy Holidays” during this time of the year in an effort to give cheer to others, as well as to help keep ourselves in the holiday spirit.  Many people do see this time of the year as … Continue reading

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Parenting Tips

We all want our children to do as asked and respect us as parents.   I have always been an advocate of the benefits of play and here is yet another article about it’s use in day to day lives … Continue reading

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13 life beliefs that destroy self confidence

We all have that subconscious voice in us telling us things.  But how many of these beliefs are you telling yourself which are undermining your own self confidence. 13 life believes that destroy self confidence  

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A kind of school that I wish everyone could employ

It’s been proven time and time again that children learn from play. This school may have it right.  education classroom dismissed

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The recent video on social media

A recent video making it’s rounds in social media this week is the one in which three young, teen, girls are shown to disregard all common sense and not only talk to strangers on line, they also agree to meet the strangers in person. Luckily, the outcome is that it is basically an experiment, which the parents are in on, which shows that many teens still disregard warnings and sometimes common sense to meet with total strangers. Why? Continue reading

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What I recommend to parents dealing with difficult behaviors in their children:

Parent’s often come to me with problems getting their children to stop a behavior, or help getting them to to simply behave.  As many times as I’ve recommended the following program,  I should be being paid by Dr. Phehan LOL. But I’m … Continue reading

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How to become more resiliency from Psychology Today

Webster defines Resiliency as ” the ability of something to return to its original shape after it has been pulled, stretched, pressed, bent, etc.”  Stress often causes us to feel like we’ve been stretched, pressed or bent beyond our normal capacity .  … Continue reading

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