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Coping with Change at Christmas

Mary Lambrecht, M.S. LMFT

Change is often difficult for families, but changes during the Christmas season can be especially tough. Article ...

Managing Food Dilemmas During the Holidays

Food holds many meanings and memories for us, especially during the holiday season. This article offers practical ...

Facing the Holidays Together

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Each year numerous couples and families struggle to keep pace with the expectations placed upon them from various ...

You Don't Need (Much) Money for Fun!

Ten fun and free or low-cost ideas to beat cabin fever.

MONEY THROUGH THE AGES: Changing Our Generational Views

Mary Lambrecht, M.S. LMFT

Our generational family history can influence our current views on money for ourselves and for our families. This ...

Turning Financial Stress into an Opportunity for Growth and Attachment in Marriage

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

Many couples experience financial stress at some point in their marriage. However uncomfortable that stress may be, it ...

Tips for Talking About Finances

Talking about money can lead to conflict, but research shows that having a plan on how to handle disagreements leads ...

Entitlement, Money and Families

Suzan Myhre, M.S.S.W., LICSW, LPC

This article describes what entitlement means and how families send messages to their children about money and ...

Women and Money

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

More and more women are coming into their own sense of money, what it means to them and how to manage their funds. ...

Working with Your Child's Temperament

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

This article accompanies Christine Vander Wielen and Lynda Savage's five part radio series "Working with Your ...

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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 ...

Building Confidence and Values in Children - 5 of 5 #3420

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 ...

Building Confidence and Values in Children - 4 of 5 #3419

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 ...

Building Confidence and Values in Children - 3 of 5 #3418

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 ...

Building Confidence and Values in Children - 2 of 5 #3417

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 ...

Building Confidence and Values in Children - 1 of 5 #3416

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 ...

Everyone is Welcome - 2 of 2 #3410

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

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

Everyone is Welcome - 1 of 2 #3409

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

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

The Excitement of Beginning School - 2 of 2 #3408

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

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

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