When Your Child Is Upset…
Imagine you are the parent of a second grader, and it is time to pick her up from school. You’ve been waiting in line for... Read More
Your Child’s Diagnosis: 3 Red Flags
Mandy, a first-time mother, was relieved when the developmental pediatrician explained that there was an explanation for her young son’s rocking and spinning, lack of... Read More
A Long-Awaited Hug
So sweet, but also hurts my heart. I see it every day in my work as a child counselor/play therapist. Children can be harmed in... Read More
The Invisible Children of the Pandemic
The Covid-19 virus has impacted America on many fronts. As of today, the U.S. has lost well over 100,000 people to the virus, and the... Read More
More Than Words Can Say
While it takes multiple seconds if not several minutes for a person to fully absorb something that has been said or read, it takes only 13 milliseconds to process an image.
The #1 Strategy Every Parent Needs to Know, Especially Now!
From the perspective of a child, life has been full of dramatic changes in recent months.
Tornadoes and the Pandemic
Parents seek assistance from child counselors or “play therapists” for many reasons. Some of these parents seek assistance because their children are frequently anxious, and... Read More
Don’t ask! A Parenting Secret Most People Don’t Know
If you’re a parent, then you are probably accustomed to receiving monosyllabic responses to many of the questions you ask your child. How was your... Read More
Quite frequently parents ask me if there is anything they can do at home to bolster their child’s self-esteem and help their children feel more... Read More