The Fear Surrounding Getting Your Child Help

The Fear Surrounding Getting Your Child Help “Why are you waiting to get your child help?” “What are you worried will happen if you bring your teen to counseling?" These are questions I have asked hundreds of parents calling me or sitting in my office. Yet, when my husband and I were faced [...]

By | 2018-07-12T16:14:11+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Child Counseling, Parenting|Comments Off on The Fear Surrounding Getting Your Child Help

Why You Should BE a Bad Mom

Why You Should BE a Bad Mom Recently, throngs of women have flocked to theaters to watch the movie Bad Moms. I will admit I was one of them. As I sat in the theater filled with moms, I was struck by the fact that, not only were these women here to laugh, [...]

By | 2018-07-12T17:46:49+00:00 August 5th, 2016|Child Counseling, Parenting|Comments Off on Why You Should BE a Bad Mom

The One Word that Could Ruin Your Child’s Health

The One Word that Could Ruin Your Child's Health We hear a lot about dieting and, if we’re hearing it, our kids are hearing it, too. Just like us, what they’re hearing is mostly negative. In our culture, the word diet has come to imply something’s wrong with us—we are fat, or unattractive [...]

By | 2018-07-12T17:49:07+00:00 July 28th, 2016|Child Counseling, Parenting|Comments Off on The One Word that Could Ruin Your Child’s Health

Breaking through Your Child’s Anxiety

Breaking through Your Child’s Anxiety One of the more challenging aspects of parenting is figuring out what your child is trying to say. Sure, most children are pretty direct when they talk, but it’s often their actions that can take a little bit of decoding. That’s because, in general, kids don’t have the [...]

By | 2018-07-12T18:14:26+00:00 January 11th, 2016|anxiety, Child Counseling, Parenting|Comments Off on Breaking through Your Child’s Anxiety

Two Ways to Prepare Your Preschooler for College

Two Ways to Prepare Your Preschooler for College As the school year begins, many parents around the country are asking the questions: “How I can best prepare my child to start school?” “Is my child ready to start kindergarten?” “Will my child know how to handle the peer pressure of middle school?” Or, [...]

By | 2018-07-12T18:16:50+00:00 August 14th, 2015|Child Counseling, Parenting, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Two Ways to Prepare Your Preschooler for College

Talking to Kids about The Charleston Church Massacre

The church massacre in Charleston South Carolina has many parents and adults wondering how to talk to their children about acts of hatred and violence.  As adults, we are often left feeling helpless to address the core questions that the children around us are asking. This is because we too feel vulnerable and without [...]

By | 2018-07-12T18:18:21+00:00 June 25th, 2015|anxiety, Child Counseling, Parenting|Comments Off on Talking to Kids about The Charleston Church Massacre