Posts Tagged ‘parenting’

3 Steps To Effective Limit Setting

3 Steps To Limit Setting

“My Daughter is Turning into a Monster and so am I” Watch the Video Below Early in my counseling career, I met with a mother and her teenage daughter who were both at their wits’ end.  “Nothing I do is right. She’s pushing limits and fighting me at every turn,” the mother said. Her daughter,…

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5 Tips To Cope When School Anxiety Lingers

5 tips to manage school related anxiety

Watch The Video Below! It’s August, and that means school is back in session for most of our kids in Arizona.  The initial excitement over seeing friends and meeting new teachers is starting to wear off and reality is sinking in.  Early mornings and homework are here to stay for the foreseeable future. Social pressures…

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Computer Limits Not Sticking? You Need A Screen-Time Contract

Is screen-time a hot-button issue in your house?  🔽🔽  Watch The Video Below 🔽🔽 This electronic tug-of-war is a problem that most parents face. And as the mother of two boys, I can relate on both a personal and a professional level. The current recommendations by mental health professionals is a total of no more than 2 hours…

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Helping Your Child Cope With The Death Of A Pet

Waldo, the distinguished looking Golden Retriever in this article’s cover picture, had been a large part of our family for 14 years. He taught my husband and me how to be consistent and set boundaries in our household. He kept watch over our oldest son, sleeping next to him every night. Our young Goldendoodle (“Henry:”…

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