Child Therapy

Gratitude

Teaching the Art of Gratitude

Raising successful children is something all parents strive for. To do this, many parents enroll their kids in the best schools and get specialized coaching as a guide and even push their children to the top. After all, hard work, dedication and top-tier training is a recipe for success, right? While this recipe can produce …

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Working As A Family to Relieve Financial Stress

Working As A Family to Relieve Financial Stress

Financial stressors are a leading cause of family stress. In fact, according to an article in the Huffington Post, finances rank as one of the leading causes of divorce. With financial issues negatively impacting marriage, the tension, hurtful words, name calling and finger pointing, have a high likelihood of negatively impacting children in the home. …

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Talking to Your Kids About Pornography

Talking to Your Kids About Pornography

It’s addictive. It ruins relationships and families.  Some are calling it the “new drug,” yet you don’t need a drug dealer to get it because it can be accessed with just one click and appear in a matter of milliseconds. What’s worse is that you don’t even need to look for it, because it finds …

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Back to School

Make the Transition Back to School Less Painful

The start of a new school year is an exciting time for students, teachers and parents alike, while at the same time, often filled with anxiety. Teachers get a new batch of students who they are charged with the task of not only teaching, but also of cultivating an emotionally and physically safe environment for. …

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Being Too Busy

The Problem with Being Too Busy

Go, go, go and go some more. This is a common theme among most families. In fact, a recent study conducted by the Pew Research Center found that in the last year, at least half of parents with school-age children say their kids have played sports, participated in religious instruction or youth groups, taken lessons …

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Suicide Prevention

The Topic of Suicide and Children: A Parent’s Guide

In April 2019 CNN reported that between 2007 and 2015, the number of children going to ER with suicidal thoughts and attempts doubled. The article cited findings from the Center for Disease Control that found the number children between the ages of 5 and 18 who had received a diagnosis of suicidal ideation or suicide …

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Girl Lonely

Could Your Child’s Physical Pain be Explained by Emotional or Psychological Trauma?

Has your child been complaining about headaches? Perhaps daily stomach aches are keeping him home from school. Maybe your teen has a recurring injury in his knee or wrist that is affecting his ability to perform athletically. And despite trips to the doctor, each of these things have gone unexplained. You are now left with …

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Seasonal Affective Disorder

Seasonal Affective Disorder and Children: How to spot it and what to do next

As the year comes to an end, so do days with lots of sunshine. And, as those days get shorter, making way for more night hours, it gets cold. This means less time to spend outside, and more time to stare out the window at seemingly endless amounts of darkness. Waking up in the morning …

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What Is My Child Watching

Why You Should Really Monitor What Your Kids Watch

The negative effect violent video games and shows have on kids, and what parents can do to help An 11-year-old boy sits in his room and plays the popular and rather playful game, Fortnite. He’s moving his player around with his gaming controller, scoping out the next player to kill. After successfully killing 99 other …

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Is My Child's Temper Normal

Is my child’s temper normal?

Anger is an emotion that everyone has, and it is necessary to express that emotion when we feel it. Just look at a toddler for instance who gets angry at another child for taking her toy away, or when she can’t have something she wants. Maybe she is having a difficult time communicating due to …

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