May 7, 2019

Life is full of choices.  Some are easy choices like what show to stream next on Netflix, what to do on the weekend, or what to have for dinner (Ok, maybe that one is not so easy).  Others are more difficult, like how to respond to...

April 23, 2019

So you’re racing to get out of the house to get to an appointment, you do a quick mental check to make sure you’ve got everything, you help buckle the kids into their car seats, and as you’re pulling out of the driveway you think y...

April 15, 2019

The slime craze hit several years ago, and videos, kits, and even slime parties abound. However, we were using slime in therapy long before this trend began. If your child’s therapist has created slime with your child in a group or...

April 12, 2019

Here are 7 prompts for mindful/intentional parenting.

These are helpful in shifting our thoughts and attitudes to influence positive changes in our relationships with our kids. Start with one and add another each day. They are in no...

April 9, 2019

What is Emotional Intelligence?

Emotional Intelligence is identifying and understanding our own emotions and feelings, plus having the ability to cope and process our feelings and emotions in a healthy, productive manner. Emotional...

March 13, 2019

When our children and teens have anxiety related to school and start to avoid going each day it can be a difficult issue for the entire family to manage. Mornings can be full of tears, stomach aches, and begging not to go to school...

March 5, 2019

Transitions within the family can be tough. Significant life changes can bring conflict, confusion, and uncertainty to a family system, uprooting consistency and stability. Family therapy is a great resource to process difficult ci...