Category Archives: Parenting

What’s Reasonable to Expect from Your Child’s Social Skills? – Info and Tips.

Selman (1981) proposed an idea of how children’s skills and perspectives on friendships develop over time. Outlined here as well are suggestions for how you, as a parent, can use this to guide and support your child’s social skills and … Continue reading

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The Co-Parents’ Guide to Holiday Gift Giving- Tips to Reduce Conflict and Stress.

Holiday gift giving is about love. Discover how to not let your co-parent turn it to grief. Continue reading

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Understanding Play Therapy- How Play Helps Your Child Heal

Children have stress, and emotional challenges too. They don’t, however, process problems like we adults do. Specialised techniques that are suited to their development are necessary. Learn more about these. Continue reading

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8 Ways to Connect with Your Teen

Fun Ways to Draw Closer to Your Adolescent Sadly many parents and teen’s relationships grow in distance during the teen years. Parents get discouraged by their teen’s pre-occupation with their peers and media and their “apparent” disinterest in spending time … Continue reading

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The Legacy of a Father’s Love and Influence

Inspiring Story of the Difference Dad Made Dad’s make a difference. This Father’s Day I hope to inspire fathers to continue to love, support and give to their children. Children learn discipline and courage, have fun, gain security, and a … Continue reading

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