Tips for a Sincere Apology

Tips for a Sincere Apology

We all know a forced apology when we see one. The eye roll. The huffing under his breath as he quickly says, “Sorry” with a slight attitude. Nothing about that is a sincere apology.   I’ve been in the place where I ask one of my kids to apologize to the other and...
A Healthy Response to Kids Fighting

A Healthy Response to Kids Fighting

We’ve all been there. You’re in a different room and hear a storm brewing in another part of the house. The bickering starts. The yelling is next. Then BAM! The crying begins. The kids search the house to find you quickly to be the first to tell their side of the...
5 Common Parenting Struggles

5 Common Parenting Struggles

We all face parenting problems while on the roller coaster of raising kids. There are amazing moments followed by the lowest of lows. As a therapist, I often walk people through common parenting struggles and help them work through what is best for their child....
Tips to Discipline a Sensitive Child

Tips to Discipline a Sensitive Child

My sensitive child is 7. She can burst into tears easily when her big brother hurts her, makes any kind of comments-good or bad, or even looks at her wrong. She will cry if he calls her beautiful just the same as when he calls her a mean name. Some kids just brush it...