Posts Tagged ‘parenting’

Mom’s Blog Contribution: Creating Space For Different Opinions

Elevate Counseling: Communicating Through Different Opinions

The teen years are a time when, developmentally, we challenge social and organizational constructs (and often our parents) in an effort to gain independence. Teens often try on many different hats, expressing strong opinions about topics (even if you feel they have little life experience to understand their deeply felt views). Our current environment is…

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Friday 5: COVID-19 TIPS

Elevate Counseling: Corona Virus Resources

Life disruptions and the uncertainty related to the COVID-19 (Corona Virus) outbreak have many people understandably anxious. If you or members of your family are feeling stressed, check out these resources gathered by Elevate Counseling’s clinicians! Looking for a way to talk with your child about COVID-19? Education reporter, Cory Turner, asked experts what kids…

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Mom’s Blog Contribution: Letting Go Of Mom Guilt

For many women, “Mom Guilt” could be its own DSM-V diagnosis. There are so many areas that guilt could take root. Important milestones you may miss because of work. Balancing other commitments that take time and energy. That quick stop at the drive-thru when you “should” be feeding your kids the newest, extraordinarily healthy diet…

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Friday 5: Kids & Teens

Check out what we’ve been reading to support your child’s mental health: One of the most important things caregivers can do with their children is read with them. It promotes good bedtime habits, early literacy, and strong parent-child connection. Check out these tips: Why It’s Important To Read Aloud With Your Kids And How To Make…

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