1. About Blending Families

    Blending Families; Blended families, step-parents and remarriage present challenges; 1. Post divorce, people need to give themselves and their children time to adjust to a new life. This includes adjusting to Step-Parents. Accustomed to living with both biological parents under o…Read More

  2. Children and Values

     CHILDREN  AND VALUES; Teaching your children values~ How? Your role model teaches more than words can ever teach. Your communication style and the relationships you develop with your spouse and children will provide the way to teach your children. Specific methods will vary wi…Read More


    The ABC’s of Attachment As described by Daniel J. Siegel, M.D. See book review; Parenting From The Inside Out. Attunement-Aligning your own internal state with those of your children. Often accomplished by the contingent sharing of nonverbal signals, trust increases. Balance-yo…Read More


    Comfort your child Apologize if your behavior is inappropriate Practice good self-care Become attuned to your child so he/she attaches well; //www.linkedin.com/news?viewArticle=&articleID=5582162179534098454&gid=1449207&type=member&item=98907003&articleURL=htt…Read More


    Managing Stress Identify what we are responsible for, focus on these 5 areas and strive to let go of concerns that are out of your hands. What you think, feel, say, do and need. Under this umbrella, let’s explore our spiritual, physical and emotional lives. 1. Spiritual-Involve…Read More


    If you suspect or know that your child is being victimized, abused or bullied,  here are some pointers you may consider://www.cnn.com/2012/10/23/health/bullying-suicidal-thoughts/index.html?hpt=he_c2 Let your child know that it is okay to feel afraid, upset, and anxious – your…Read More


    This book is a great resource for those planning to have children, and for parents. The authors contend that how you make sense of your childhood experiences has a profound effect on how you parent your own children. As a result of reading this book, parents who had difficult chi…Read More