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Children
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...

Parent/Teacher Allies: Being Your Child’s Advocate

Parents and teachers make a great team for supporting your child! Being your child's advocate at school can help...

The Notebook

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

This article explores a ritual families can participate in at Christmas. This ritual is one that helps members of...

WHAT I WISH MORE MEN KNEW

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Men often do not know things like how much delight their children take in them. Here a therapist who has seen...

Powerful Dads and Pretty Daughters

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

Dads have a tremendous amount of influence in the lives of their daughters. This article outlines the ways in which...

Moms' To Do List

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

Moms are good at taking care of their loved ones but often do not take time for themselves. This article offers...

Launching Adolescents: A Family Affair

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

Launching Adolescents describes some of the difficulties young adults face as they plan to launch from their homes...

Yard Sale Angels

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Jesus calls people of all ages to Himself. The wonderment of His birth is not only meant for small children. Big...

Surprise, Surprise: Not Everyone Likes Their Family Christmas

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Family gatherings are not always pleasant. We may not even like our family. What is the difference between like...

Myths About Sexual Abuse

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

As familiar as we may all think we are with the existence and impact of sexual abuse, there is nothing that...

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Broadcasts

Adolescents
The Talk - 1 of 2 #3430

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

In this two part series Christine Vander Wielen and Lynda Savage provide parents with information on how to talk to...

Controlling the Chaos - 2 of 2 #3425

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

For stepfamilies, the stress of the holiday season can be compounded. With patience and grace, the holiday season...

Controlling the Chaos - 1 of 2 #3424

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

For stepfamilies, the stress of the holiday season can be compounded. With patience and grace, the holiday season...

Building Confidence and Values in Children - 5 of 5 #3420

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Parents struggle often between knowing how to build confidence in their children and at the same time guide the...

Building Confidence and Values in Children - 4 of 5 #3419

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Parents struggle often between knowing how to build confidence in their children and at the same time guide the...

Building Confidence and Values in Children - 3 of 5 #3418

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Parents struggle often between knowing how to build confidence in their children and at the same time guide the...

Building Confidence and Values in Children - 2 of 5 #3417

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Parents struggle often between knowing how to build confidence in their children and at the same time guide the...

Building Confidence and Values in Children - 1 of 5 #3416

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Parents struggle often between knowing how to build confidence in their children and at the same time guide the...

Everyone is Welcome - 2 of 2 #3410

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

Schools are working very hard to address the growing problem of bullying through teacher trainings, student...

Everyone is Welcome - 1 of 2 #3409

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

Schools are working very hard to address the growing problem of bullying through teacher trainings, student...

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