Peer & Family Relationships
Heartbreak: Helping Your Kid Through
For parents trying to console kids through the pain of heartbreak, it’s important to try to normalize with your child that it’s going to take time.
Extracurricular Activities and Your Kid
Most parents want their kids to get involved in extracurricular activities. Sports, art classes, volunteering and a whole range of other kinds of pursuits are important in the development of kids. But why? Engaging in extracurricular activities gives kids an organized social setting where they can develop their social skills.
Apologizing to Your Kid: Should You Do It?
A good apology is about acknowledging your child’s feelings and making them feel seen.
Teenage Independence: How Can Parents Navigate It?
It’s normal for teens to push away from parents and grasp for more freedom and independence. But it’s also normal for us parents to be scared by that and want to hold on. The push/pull between parents and teens wanting their freedom is a phenomenon which hopefully helps both parties find the perfect middle. And it may even be a healthier place to be.
Losing Your Child To Adulthood
When kids go away to college it brings up a lot of emotions for parents. It’s typical for parents to experience a sort of grieving process in these situations
Blended Home: How do I Make My Stepson Feel Comfortable?
If you’re having trouble getting everyone comfortable with the idea of living in your newly blended home we have this to say: be patient!
If you’ve just about had it with those obnoxious teenagers, we get where you’re coming from. We work with them all the time!
For families going through the reunification process it’s important to remember that it’s going to be a marathon, not a sprint.
Sibling Rivalry and How To Respond To It
https://youtu.be/zJ88XllopSI Sibling Rivalry? Sibling rivalry is something that all parents with multiple kids will have to deal with in some way or another. Sometimes it can come out of nowhere …