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What Teens Want Parents to Understand

Christine Vander Wielen, M.S.W., LCSW

Some teens believe that parents "don't get it" or "just don't understand." Recently, I asked...

Family Finances: Don't Go Solo

Christine Vander Wielen, M.S.W., LCSW

Many couples experience financial stress at some point in their marriage. How they communicate that stress to one...

Rebuilding After the Storm

August 18, 2005. A record breaking day in the history of Wisconsin with 27 confirmed tornadoes in one twenty-four...

Working Hard To Be Liked

Christine Vander Wielen, M.S.W., LCSW

People pleasers work very hard to be liked and crave love and acceptance from others at the cost of their own...

Trails of Trouble - Children and School Performance

Suzan Myhre, M.S.S.W., LICSW, LPC

This article addresses the many feelings parents and children face as a result of school challenges.

ADHD and Homework: It Can Work!

Christine Vander Wielen, M.S.W., LCSW

Children with ADHD have a tremendous amount of potential. ADHD is not a limitation nor a predictor of school...

Cadence 91: Prayer for Military Families

Sarah L. Pollock (daughter of Mary Lambrecht, M.S. LMF

Cadence 91 is a poetic prayer in honor of all military serving in Iraq and Afghanistan. Based on Psalm 91, this...

Family Conflict and the Holidays: God Bless Us, Every One!

Christine Vander Wielen, M.S.W., LCSW

Christmas is supposed to be a time of great joy and celebration, isn’t it? Yet, many have a relative or two in...

Adolescent Girls Battling Eating Disorders

Suzan Myhre, M.S.S.W., LICSW, LPC

This article explores the effects of adolescent female eating disorders on the individual and the family. It also...

Twenty Something

Christine Vander Wielen, M.S.W., LCSW

The twenties can be described as a time of great transitions. In this article, Christine outlines common struggles...

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