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November 23, 2022

Cultivating Gratitude in our Families

Cultivating gratitude in our families can be tricky with kids from hard places. Read this month's blog by Trish Jonker, MA, LCPC to prepare for more peace through practicing gratitude emotionally and spiritually.
October 26, 2022

2 More Tools to Add to Your Toolbox: Values and Acceptance

What do vampires, garlic and whipped cream have to do with parenting? Are you tired of focusing on your children's negative behaviors? Read on to discover how a shift in mindset can spark parenting joy again!
September 28, 2022

Grow Relationships Amidst Challenging Circumstances

Are you and your spouse or closest people's relationships hurting due to the stress of parenting children from hard places? Five tips may help from this month's blog by Therapist, Laura Elizabeth DeHority, LMFT.
August 30, 2022

Sleep is Essential

Sleep is essential. Is everyone getting what they need in your home, especially with the new school year starting? If so, you can stop reading here. If not, keep reading this month's blog by Trish Jonker, MA, LCPC.
July 27, 2022

Setting Your Child’s School Year Up for Success

School can represent a lot of anxiety and overwhelm for parents and our kids from hard places. Read this month's newly released blog article on how to make the school year more successful.
June 21, 2022

Connecting with Teens

"Communicating with kids is easy" said no parent of teens, ever! Read further and try using a growth mindset for some simple, practical strategies to tackle this challenge and capture surprising moments of connection together!
May 24, 2022

Food + Mood Connection

Who isn't interested in finding practical ways to improve your family's nutrition and wellbeing? And who knew that our moods improve and support better brain activity with healthy snacks? Click to read this month's blog by Trish Jonker, MA, LCPC!
April 27, 2022

Intentionally Simplifying to Address Children’s Trauma Related Behavior

Are there big behaviors related to trauma and overwhelm in your home? Click to "Intentionally Simplifying to Address Trauma-Related Behaviors." Claudia Mercier, MA, shares insights from 25+ years of parenting, adopting and fostering.