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Self Care for Parents

So you say you don’t have the time and money for your own self care? We hear this from busy parents all the time. Focusing on your kids and being a parent is a lot of work. But the fact that you’re saying you don’t have resources to take care of your own emotional well being is a sign that something is out of balance.

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ADHD Kids and Online Dating

The ability of your 17 year old kid with ADHD to set boundaries is probably limited. She most likely will need your help, and she still will most likely push back on that help

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Wilderness Therapy: Is It Right For Your Teen?

Wilderness therapy can be very effective, but it’s not for everyone. The key is to have a good plan for when your teen returns!

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Evaluating Therapy: When Is It Time to Change Therapists?

At some point all parents with children in therapy will ask themselves “is it working?” How does a parent judge whether they should keep their child in therapy, or with the same therapist? There are some basic questions to consider to help you when evaluating therapy and if it’s helping or not.

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What Is Reunification Therapy?

https://youtu.be/aFJZ0vYEhCI The purpose of reunification therapy is to reunite or reestablish a relationship between a parent and child. The first thing to know about this kind of therapy is that …

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Should you break up with your kid’s therapist?

SHOULD I STAY OR SHOULD I GO? Trying to decide if you should break up with your kid’s therapist? If your child likes their therapist, but you have reservations, then …

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Mandated reporters: disclosing domestic violence

What is mandated reporting? Are you holding back from sending your child to therapy because there’s a history of domestic violence in your home and you’re afraid the therapist will …

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Teen Eating Disorders: Is my kid at risk?

If you suspect that your teen is developing an eating disorder, you need to take action promptly. It’s not just a phase or fad.

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Is Simone Biles Setting a Bad Example for Kids?

So you’re thinking maybe Simone Biles set a bad example for your kid by pulling out of the Olympics?

That’s the topic in this Tips on Teens video, and (spoiler alert) we think Simone Biles is setting a great example for kids!

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How do you motivate a depressed child?

How do you motivate a depressed child? Setting boundaries to get your kid to do stuff sounds great in theory. But what if your kid is depressed or suffering from significant anxiety?

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