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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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Working Hard To Be Liked, #1 of 3, #3344

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

People pleasers work very hard to be liked and crave love and acceptance from others at the cost of their own ...

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, #5 of 5, #3343

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

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

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, #4 of 5, #3342

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

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

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, #3 of 5, #3341

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

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

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, #2 of 5, #3340

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

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

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 ...

Honey, are you doing that to bug me? #5 of 5, #3338

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

We sometimes think that our spouses do things just to bug us, when it is really how they are hard wired. In this ...

Honey, are you doing that to bug me? #4 of 5, #3337

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

We sometimes think that our spouses do things just to bug us, when it is really how they are hard wired. In this ...

Honey, are you doing that to bug me? #3 of 5, #3336

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

We sometimes think that our spouses do things just to bug us, when it is really how they are hard wired. In this ...

Honey, are you doing that to bug me? #2 of 5, #3335

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

We sometimes think that our spouses do things just to bug us, when it is really how they are hard wired. In this ...

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