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 […]
July 5, 2022

Like Father, Like Son

“The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree.” Like father, like son.” “A chip off the old block.” Common sense, simple observation and psychological research show […]
June 15, 2022

Abusive Relationships 

Abusive/toxic relationships or intimate partner violence (IPV) can be hard to recognize sometimes. Many times, there are signs from the beginning that your partner could be […]
April 28, 2022

Five Tips To Ensure Your Teen Has A Safe Prom Night

Prom is an exciting time when high schoolers are given the chance to create a magical night. It is fun to have the chance to buy […]
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