Help End Domestic Violence

Help End Domestic Violence

Every year, approximately 12 million people in the U.S. become victims of intimate partner violence. Though “survivor” is the preferred term, unfortunately, it’s estimated that 1,300 people will lose their lives to domestic violence each year. As you make your New...
Being a Teenager in 2017 – What They Wish Parents Knew

Being a Teenager in 2017 – What They Wish Parents Knew

Lately, we have had SO many referrals of teen clients. Teens in 2017 are dealing with many different issues that we couldn’t have even imagined back when we were teens. I asked them for some input to help parents navigate these years and here’s what was shared:  ...
Self-Compassionate Parenting

Self-Compassionate Parenting

We are taught to have compassion for others – what about compassion for ourselves? So often we shame ourselves for our parenting (or what we perceive are “lack of parenting”) abilities. Cut yourself some slack – give yourself a break! Those little buggers didn’t come...
The Truth About Blending Families from A Child’s Perspective

The Truth About Blending Families from A Child’s Perspective

Blending families is HARD! Blending families usually leaves some in the family without a voice (most often it’s the children). Children want to share their “truth” about blended families. A “blended family” is rarely, if ever, an attractive alternative for a child of...