When we’re young, we tend to take our siblings for granted. Sometimes we have fun with them. At other times, we’re pulling each other’s hair and arguing over the last cookie. We share most of life’s big and small...
The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted families all over the world in so many ways. Maybe you haven’t been able to see certain members of your family for weeks. Or perhaps you’ve been quarantined together for so long that tensions are...
Getting to the end of the school year can feel like the last few miles of a marathon. Once you make it to the finish line, though, the desire to dive into summer adventures is contagious! Unsurprisingly, it takes more than...
We all know that parent shaming is a real thing. After all, celebrities face public criticism every single day in print and on numerous online platforms. When the tables are turned, however, how do you handle people judging your parenting...
Emotions play a large role in family dynamics. No family unit is without its unique and familiar interactions. It leaves room for each member to influence the entire unit. Sometimes this can be positive and sometimes not. Family group therapy works...
Parenting an anxious child comes with its own unique set of challenges. As you may know, being the parent of an overly anxious tween/teen can feel a lot like running the gauntlet. From all angles, you may face unexpected issues—obsessive...
Struggling with anxiety is a challenge, to say the least. Helping your anxious child to deal with this ailment can be even more challenging. As a parent, it may be hard to know what is the right thing to do or...
Discovering your teenager has been engaging in self-harming behaviors can be shocking and disheartening, to say the least. Rather than approach the situation head-on, however, you'll produce better results if you take the time to wrap your own mind around...
Let me guess…things start seemingly innocent…and before you know it…you’re asking yourself “How did we get here?” Everyone is yelling, going around in circles, no one listening to anyone, and with no way out! It’s frustrating when all you...
We all look for ways to increase happiness in our lives. Creating a tranquil environment at home undoubtedly tops most of our lists. Your home is your safe haven. It's the one place where you and your family should be...