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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 your ...

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 the ...

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 and ...

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 diminishes ...

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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 of ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Positive Parenting of Strong-Willed Children, #4 of 5, #3317

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

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

God's Fearless Love For Challenging Relationships, #4 of 9, #3308

Mary Lambrecht, M.S. LMFT

When conflict occurs in a relationship, we can learn to draw from God’s agape love, rather than from our own human ...

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