Category: Parenting

When vomiting and diarrhea hit home

Patrick and Matthew were looking forward to the All Star baseball pizza party on Saturday.  Matthew and Alex were able to go as well since they were “helpers” this season.  It was nearing the time for them to leave (and … Continue reading

Dating danger signs for teenagers

I enjoy working with adolescent clients. They feel everything so intensely, and typically bring a refreshing honesty and authenticity to therapy sessions.  When adolescents discuss their love interests with me, I try to stay objective as a therapist rather than … Continue reading

Three steps to psychologically prepare kids for school

Kids need more than a backpack and new clothes to have a good year in school. Here are the three things you can do to psychologically prepare your children to have a successful academic year. Create realistic expectations. Don’t mislead … Continue reading

Moving Tips for Toddlers

We recently moved and it was sure a process – who knew I could collect so much stuff.  Having a toddler doesn’t help – she has tons of clothing and randomly shaped toys. I can’t say the move was stress … Continue reading

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