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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 ...

Pick your Battles: Peer and Parent Pressure

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Peer pressure is real, and parents receive few tips on how to manage themselves and their children in the peer ...

"The Talk"

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

The mere thought of having "the talk" about sexuality with their children often makes parents shudder and ...

Paying Attention

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

One of the foundational skills to the success of any relationship is our ability to listen. As simple as this may ...

Encouraging the Growth Mindset in Children

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

Parents naturally want the best for their children and can be instrumental in helping their children become resilient ...

Twelve Years, Ten Lessons

Mary Lambrecht, M.S. LMFT

An article of tribute and thanksgiving. As Mary Lambrecht follows God's call to Texas, she shares ten basic lessons ...

Bullying in Preschool? Yes, Preschool!

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Bullying is not just a problem for the older child. Preschoolers also experience bullying both as the victim and the ...

The Excitement and Challenge of Beginning School

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

Beginning school can be exciting and challenging for children and parents alike. In this article, Christine Vander ...

Appreciate! Appreciate!

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Appreciation and admiration are foundational in the development of attachment in any significant relationship. Using ...

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Broadcasts

Moms' To Do List, #3 of 3, #3377

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

Moms are good at taking care of their loved ones but often do not take time for themselves. In this three part series, ...

Moms' To Do List, #2 of 3, #3376

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

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

Moms' To Do List, #1 of 3, #3375

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

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

Honor Widows, #2 of 2, #3374

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Transitioning into the single life once again is not an easy task but it is a doable one. Based on personal ...

Honor Widows, #1 of 2, #3373

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Transitioning into the single life once again is not an easy task but it is a doable one. Based on personal ...

What Men Wish Women Knew, #1 of 1, #3372

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Based on interviews with her closest male friends (married and single), Brenda relates the core concerns that men ...

Loosening the Noose: False Assumptions, #5 of 6, #3366

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Loosening the Noose - False Assumptions is a series of six programs based on the writings of Brenda Spina. Focusing on ...

Loosening the Noose: False Assumptions, #4 of 6, #3365

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Loosening the Noose - False Assumptions is a series of six programs based on the writings of Brenda Spina. Focusing on ...

Loosening the Noose: False Assumptions, #3 of 6, #3364

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Loosening the Noose - False Assumptions is a series of six programs based on the writings of Brenda Spina. Focusing on ...

Loosening the Noose: False Assumptions, #2 of 6, #3363

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Loosening the Noose - False Assumptions is a series of six programs based on the writings of Brenda Spina. Focusing on ...

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