To Rescue or Not, That is the Question

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

This article explores ways in which parents rescue their adolescent children and ways to weigh the decision whether...

Blended Families and Teens

Mary Lambrecht, M.S. LMFT

Blended families can be challenging for everyone, especially a teenager. Article describes these challenges and...

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...

Sexual Health for Young People

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Critical thinking about sex is important for young people. This is a guide for examining the themes being promoted...

Treasuring Children: Helping Children In Chronically Difficult Families

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Families where addictions and chronic stress or conflict dwell are especially difficult for children to cope with...

On-Line Gaming: How Much is too Much?

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

Article explores the explosion of the online gaming industry and the tough decisions parents have to make about...

Rebuilding After the Storm

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

Our Love Affair with Food

This article discusses forming healthy or unhealthy relationships with food at several stages in our development...

Supporting Safety In Our Schools

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Safety in the schools has become a major focus for parents and school officials. Based on an interview with an area...

How Can I Help My Child Deal with Bullying?

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Real steps to help and "how to's" to deal with bullying.