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Social Media: Setting Healthy Boundaries

Social Media: Setting Healthy Boundaries

By Jason Shaw, MEd., LPC Social media can be great for connecting with family and friends. However, we need to be aware of the negative impact it can have on us, our kids, and our family. Let’s talk about the dangers of social media and electronics and how we...
How to Process Your Grief

How to Process Your Grief

By Jason Shaw, LPC Grief is a real, painful, and personal aspect of life. We have all grieved the loss of someone or something close to our hearts. Loss can take many forms from losing a beloved family pet, a parent or grandparent, a stuffed animal, or that position...
How to Help Your Child Overcome Anxiety

How to Help Your Child Overcome Anxiety

By Jesse Dellis, LPC   Kids worry. While we, as adults, worry about bills, work, health, and relationships, a child worries about friends, school, parents, peer pressure, social media, world dangers, and just life. Foster children have additional worries such as...
Parenting Tips to Help with Homework Time

Parenting Tips to Help with Homework Time

By Jenny Wise Most parents have happy memories from their children’s youth, but doing homework isn’t usually one of them. Those dreaded words, “I need help with my homework” is enough to send the bravest mom and dad scattering, muttering flimsy excuses about giving...
Simple Calming Strategies for Parents

Simple Calming Strategies for Parents

By Jesse Dellis, LPC What do you do when you are angry? Ever slam the door, say really mean things, or just flat handle your anger in the wrong way? Whether you realize it or not, your little ones are watching and storing your not-so-healthy coping skills in their...

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