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Don’t Argue With a Woman as You Would With a Man

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Six things to avoid when arguing with a woman. A valuable resource in how to negotiate the maze of arguing; especially ...

Men and Women of Wisdom

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Becoming wise is not an easy journey yet a goal greatly desired by many. Based on Ephesians 4 and 5, Brenda outlines ...

Life's Seasons

Kathy Ann Ward, MA, LPC-T, CSAC

This article recognizes the difficulties that come with life's many transitions, and offers time tested coping ...

Everyone is Welcome!

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

Schools are working very hard to address the growing problem of bullying through teacher trainings, student education, ...

Live Within Your Means

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Living within our means often is associated with our financial circumstances. In this article, Brenda outlines ideas ...

Controlling the Chaos

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 ...

If We Always Encourage Kids, Aren’t We Raising Weaklings?

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Describes how, when and why to encourage children. Some parents are concerned that too much self esteem can ruin a ...

The Golden Rule for Cyberspace

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

Most of our teens know how to work with technology but few realize how technology works. As parents and educators who ...

Building Confidence and Values in Children

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Parents struggle often between knowing how to build confidence in their children and at the same time guide the ...

Affected Family Members

Kathy Ann Ward, MA, LPC-T, CSAC

Families affected by a loved one’s chronic mental illness or addiction endure a unique type of stress. This article ...

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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 ...

Loosening the Noose: False Assumptions, #1 of 6, #3362

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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