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Parents Modeling Faith

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Every parent seeks to passon their faith. Taking a look at one example in scripture, we see how the everyday patterns ...

Building Self Esteem

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

There isn't a parent I know who doesn't want to be a part of helping their child grow up feeling good about who they ...

When Children Steal

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

There isn't a parent on earth who enjoys the idea of their child stealing. Understanding the possible reasons that ...

Communicating With Kids (and Adults!)

Practical tips are provided to help children pair emotions with words and a specific technique is described to improve ...

Teaching Children About Feelings

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Children need help in identifying what emotion they feel just as much as we do as adults. Here are some guidelines ...

Attachment Wounds: Ten Steps That Heal

Mary Lambrecht, M.S. LMFT

Childhood story illustrating bonding and attachment wounds and ten steps for healing

Parenting Perspectives on Behavior and Bonding

Mary Lambrecht, M.S. LMFT

A child's oppostional behavior may indicate emotional pain. Article explores larger perspectives, including need for ...

Faith of Our Children: A Model for Home Devotions

Mary Lambrecht, M.S. LMFT

Building a child's Christian faith is a foundational piece in "training up a child in the way he should go." ...

For Shame, For Shame: How to End Shaming When Disciplining

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

The power and influence of parents is great; keeping the parent-child relationship in its proper place

Reclaim the Sabbath

How to reclaim the Sabbath for your family by learning ways to build in important "down-time" on Sundays as ...

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Broadcasts

Great Beginnings - 2 of 2 - #3486

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

Starting school is a milestone for every child and parent whether it is starting school for the first time, returning ...

Great Beginnings - 1 of 2 - #3485

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

Starting school is a milestone for every child and parent whether it is starting school for the first time, returning ...

An Audience of One - 2 of 2 - #3480

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

We can get caught up in the present and try to please those around us first. But we are called to be faithful to the ...

An Audience of One - 1 of 2 - #3479

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

We can get caught up in the present and try to please those around us first. But we are called to be faithful to the ...

Put an End to Bullying - 2 of 2 - #3482

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

Christine Vander Wielen and Lynda Savage discuss signs that your child is being bullied and practical ways to stop ...

Put an End to Bullying - 1 of 2 - #3481

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

Christine Vander Wielen and Lynda Savage discuss signs that your child is being bullied and practical ways to stop ...

The Talk - 2 of 2 #3431

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 ...

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 can ...

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 can ...

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