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Neglect - The Obtuse Abuse

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

This article explores the abuse of neglect and the confusion that often accompanies it.

When Parents Fight

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

Children develop their sense of belonging and sense of security from their relationships with their parents. When ...

My Child Won't Go To School

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

School phobia, a severe stress response toward school is a very perplexing condition. Suddenly a child simply will ...

A Parent's Guide To Minimizing Sibling Rivalry

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

Although sibling rivalry exists in virtually every family, parents can be proactive in helping to minimize sibling ...

Ten Ways to "Train Up A Child"

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Parenting is hard. Raising children in today's world is a juggling act for most people when trying to do a good job ...

Who I Am In Christ

Author Unknown, Edited by Brenda Spina, M.S.,LMFT, LPC

Knowing how God sees us and what we have available with Him is important in the developmental process of being His ...

Parents Guide to Lingo on the Internet

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

The benefits and dangers of the internet are becoming more apparent as time passes. Parents have the increasingly ...

Validation is Not Agreement

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

This article describes the difference between validating another person's communication and agreeing with it. Examples ...

Answering Jesus' Call

This article helps the reader make decisions about when it is important to act on Jesus' call and to be open to His ...

Stay Strong While Raising Strong Willed Children

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

Strong willed children can be amazingly creative, innovative and steadfast while at the same time frustrating and ...

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