How Do I Know If My Child Has ADHD?

How Do I Know If My Child Has ADHD?

As a student in a Marriage and Family Therapy program, you cover a wwwwiiiiiiddddddde range of topics in your studies.  One of the topics covered is attention deficit/hyperactive disorder–or ADHD for short.  You may know someone personally who has ADHD.  I’m also willing to bet many people out there have some traits of ADHD at…Continue Reading

Burnt Out Parent?  Improve Your Life with the 3 R’s

Burnt Out Parent? Improve Your Life with the 3 R’s

Parenthood.  It’s glorious and laborious.  It’s oh-so-wonderfully meaningful yet pull-your-hair-out challenging.  If you’re a parent of young children and babies, you’re struggling for adequate sleep and other basic needs.  Parents of older children and adolescents–maybe you’re struggling for balance, a stress-free household, and sanity.  At one point, I had three kids all under five years…Continue Reading

What Do All Parents Want for Their Children?

What Do All Parents Want for Their Children?

Parenting has been around for thousands and thousands of years.  Yet I, without knowing you, the reader, or most of the world’s population, I am going to go out on a limb here and state that nowhere on this planet can anyone call themselves “the perfect parent.”  The perfect parent doesn’t exist.  There’s no such…Continue Reading

Child or Teen Acting Out?  Consult Your Future Self

Child or Teen Acting Out? Consult Your Future Self

Most parents need parental guidance at some time during their kids’ lives.  Maybe they get their parenting tips from loved ones (whether it’s solicited or not) or they might get it from books or the Internet.  Wherever the information comes from, searching for guidance on a particular challenge can be frustrating because it may not…Continue Reading

5 Things You Can Do Today to Change Your Relationship

5 Things You Can Do Today to Change Your Relationship

When life gets busy, hectic, or stressful, one of the first things to go on the proverbial back burner–besides your self-care–is your relationship.  Taking relationships for granted, thinking they’ll be there when you are less busy, less stressed, less in your head about other things instead of focusing on your relationship with your partner–can be poison.  Everyone has…Continue Reading

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