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Rest and Relationships: the Point of the Holiday Season

by Jonathan Pishner No matter what set of holidays you celebrate, the winter holiday season was originally meant to be a time of celebration and rest.  But for many people today, it’s a time of stress, anxiety, and frustration Do you struggle with juggling the holiday task list, and sometimes just wish you could go [...]

By | December 19th, 2017|Lifestyle, Parenting|Comments Off on Rest and Relationships: the Point of the Holiday Season

Can I Help When My Child is Struggling at College?

  By Laura Walls Recently, I have gotten a lot of referrals for young adults who are struggling at college. This can look very different for each student but what almost all of them have in common is failing classes. They may also be isolated and distant or partying hard and moody. Whatever the case, [...]

By | August 17th, 2017|Lifestyle, Parenting|Comments Off on Can I Help When My Child is Struggling at College?

Teaching Your Child to Appreciate Gifts

By Laura Walls After the holidays, many parents worry about whether their children appreciate all they have gotten from friends and family. Parents want their children to show their appreciation; no one enjoys the embarrassment of a child who throws a gift aside in disgust. So, what can parents do to help their children be [...]

By | December 16th, 2016|Parenting|Comments Off on Teaching Your Child to Appreciate Gifts

Helping Children Deal with Death

By: Jonathan Pishner                                                              Helping a child deal with a loss can feel very complicated. Parents sometimes struggle with how to tell their child that a [...]

By | November 7th, 2016|Parenting, Trauma|Comments Off on Helping Children Deal with Death

Pokemon Go: a Rare Chance for Parents to Connect with Gamer Kids

By: Jonathan Pishner Everywhere I go, I see groups of people out, scanning with their phones, looking for Pokemon. It's absolutely incredible how quickly this game has exploded. One of the most amazing things this game has created is the opportunity to connect with others, in an age where we often don't connect well. People [...]

By | July 27th, 2016|Lifestyle, Parenting|Comments Off on Pokemon Go: a Rare Chance for Parents to Connect with Gamer Kids

Making Divorce Easier On Young Children

By Laura Walls Sadly, marriages end and what follows can be extremely trying. Parents wonder about how the divorce will influence their children. While children are very resilient, a divorce is a major change and children will feel the effects of that. Parents have a huge amount of power over how the divorce is handled [...]

By | February 22nd, 2016|Parenting|Comments Off on Making Divorce Easier On Young Children