Speaking Your Child’s Love Language

Do you ever wonder why you seem to have a better understanding with some children and not others? With one child, you can see they feel loved and supported, and you then feel like you are being a successful parent. But with another child, no matter what you do for them or with them, […]

By |October 9th, 2014|Categories: Children, Parenting||0 Comments

Why Does My Four Year Old Keep Having Temper Tantrums

When working with a group of parents recently, the question was asked, “why does my four year old keep having temper tantrums?”

I asked the parent to talk about the last time this happened. She began to tell me about what happened when the little girl was melting down. I asked again, but told the […]

By |May 30th, 2014|Categories: Children, Parenting||1 Comment

Evil Step Parenting

Of all the difficult jobs in the world, step parenting must rank right at the top. Most family counselors feel like any second marriage that includes children should automatically be entitle to counseling to help with the transition to new step parents.

In the olden days, step parenting was very common. Mostly it was a […]

By |January 7th, 2014|Categories: Parenting, Relationships||3 Comments

Give What You Want to Get

Many years into my life, I have come to realize that it is impossible to give presents to everyone that they will want or be happy with.  It can even be a present that they especially have asked for, and very soon after receiving it they appear disappointed.  Why does this happen?  This is […]

By |December 13th, 2013|Categories: Holidays, Parenting||0 Comments