Change and Growth

Divorce (pt 2)

We recently discussed the importance of letting go of resentment and engaging in forgiveness with divorce. Here, we will explore more ways to engage in healthy relationships with our ex-partner. The key here is to…

Divorce (pt 1)

I have been planning a blog on divorce for several weeks because of the many, many clinical experiences I have had with kids of divorced parents – and working with divorced parents as well. As…

Supporting them as loss happens

We all experience loss. And we all respond to loss differently. For our kids, they may not have as much experience with loss and so they may need help in knowing how to respond.   You…

Be led. Allow failure.

One of my favorite books is The Gift of Failure by Jessica Lahey. The message of allowing our kids to fail is one that I know I don’t do enough. I don’t want them to…

Promoting growth with friends

Friends grow and change as our kids grow and change. Within each stage of development, we can help promote friendships based on what are the biggest issues during that stage of life. Preschool friends Our…

Change and growth!

Remaining steady in a world that is constantly changing, while promoting and modeling growth. This month will be a series on change and  growth. Now that kids are back into school and we are back…
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