March 29, 2023

The Power of Support

Whether you phone call a family member, go on a weekend trip with friends, or have a movie night with your partner, support of any kind […]
February 2, 2023

Warning Signs that an Individual is Being Trafficked

Experts at Shared Hope International describe warning signs that an individual is being trafficked. They include: Signs of physical abuse such as burn marks, bruises or […]
January 21, 2023

The Boundary Shift

  As we raise our children, we teach them life lessons, set standards and establish boundaries so they will learn expectations within the family and beyond. […]
September 28, 2022

Generation Gap

  Just as parents who attempt to genuinely understand their children may be able to foster better communication and consequently better relationships, those who display too […]
September 16, 2022

Emotional Abuse, Domestic Violence

“Sticks and stones may break my bones, but names will never hurt me!” Remember this old children’s rhyme? We would repeat it in defense of someone […]
September 4, 2022

The Power of “I”

The Power of “I” Statements:  Leading with “I” vs. “You:”  .   You are not getting up on time for school!  You didn’t do the dishes.  You […]
August 22, 2022

Deck The Cards

  Between school, work, and the myriad of extracurriculars families juggle, it can be challenging to find time just to be together and connect. Playing card […]
July 29, 2022

Quality, Not Quantity

According to Lisa Davidson, a family therapist in Poway, Calif., it is important that teenagers maintain a healthy relationship with their families to develop support networks […]
July 17, 2022

Teaching Your Little One Boundaries

Boundaries about physical space, sharing, and kindness can be taught through play at this age. Using games and free-play to set rules, test the rules, and […]