Parenting

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Children
The Stories We Tell

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

Children are wonderfully creative at thinking up stories, in which they are heroic and triumphant. However, when...

In The Palm Of His Hands

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

A major responsibility of parents is to teach their children how to obey and how to behave appropriately. In most...

Take Time to Celebrate

Laura Demetrician, M.S., LMFT

I recently watched an old movie that involved a beautiful and elegant couple dancing. I don’t know about you, but...

His Workmanship

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

When we internalize His truth that we are His masterpiece, created with a kingdom purpose, a positive, healthy self...

Decisions: Who Is Controlling Your Life?

Laura Demetrician, M.S., LMFT

Making tough decisions is difficult and rewarding work. Being swayed by the opinions or reactions of others will...

Family Rituals

Laura Demetrician, M.S., LMFT

Family Rituals provide a safe and consistent space for family members to connect and provide one another a sense of...

His Peace

Carrissa Pannuzzo, M.A., LMFT-T, LPC-T

Take a moment today to swim in the depths. The Lord will meet with you and still all your worries. His peace passing...

The Source

Carrissa Pannuzzo, M.A., LMFT-T, LPC-T

Some days drag. Some weeks seem to move like molasses. Some months require survival mode. Maybe it's time for a...

Crazy Minds

Carrissa Pannuzzo, M.A., LMFT-T, LPC-T

The tasks, expectations, and energy needed to live in our world are mind boggling. And, there does not seem to be...

Need to Rest?

Carrissa Pannuzzo, M.A., LMFT-T, LPC-T

Take time to rest. It’s easy to believe that we can keep going or that taking a break really won’t make much of a...

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Broadcasts

Adolescents
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, #1 of 5, #3339

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Various authors have discussed and creatively labeled the roles each individual may play in the overall functioning...

Children, Teens and Media Violence, #2 of 2, #3333

This two-part program describes how television, video games, and film violence affects children and teens...

Children, Teens and Media Violence, #1 of 2, #3332

This two-part program describes how television, video games, and film violence affects children and teens...

What Teens Want Parents to Understand, #3 of 3, #3223

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

As teens are going through many changes, they sometimes assume that parents don't get it or just don't understand...

What Teens Want Parents to Understand, #2 of 3, #3222

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

As teens are going through many changes, they sometimes assume that parents don't get it or just don't understand...

What Teens Want Parents to Understand, #1 of 3, #3321

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

As teens are going through many changes, they sometimes assume that parents don't get it or just don't understand...

Positive Parenting of Strong-Willed Children, #5 of 5, #3318

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

Strong-willed children are wonderfully creative, innovative and steadfast. For all their wonderment, strong-willed...

Positive Parenting of Strong-Willed Children, #3 of 5, #3316

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

Strong-willed children are wonderfully creative, innovative and steadfast. For all their wonderment, strong-willed...

Positive Parenting of Strong-Willed Children, #2 of 5, #3315

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

Strong-willed children are wonderfully creative, innovative and steadfast. For all their wonderment, strong-willed...

Positive Parenting of Strong-Willed Children, #1 of 5, #3314

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

Strong-willed children are wonderfully creative, innovative and steadfast. For all their wonderment, strong-willed...

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