10 Fun Fall Activities to Do with your Toddler

1.  Cereal Bird Feeders My almost 2-year-old and our amazing childcare provider last week came up with a great way to recycle old cereal, particularly the fruit loops I had craved for one night in my second pregnancy.  I hadn't touched them since June and did not have plans of bringing them out to eat again.  So, they coated som...
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Parenting Tips for Toddlers During Bedtime

Are you a parent of a toddler who just wouldn't go to bed?  The struggle is real. Until your toddler is fast asleep, slumber will never consume you.  This can be quite difficult for parents who have commitments in the morning.  What must a parent do in such a case?  This blog can help you with that.  Here we will be discuss...
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Cognitive Restructuring Tools to Help Overcome Addiction

In the second article (Changing Thinking) of this series on learning to change our thinking, some of the tools for this process were introduced.  This article will present more details of each thought-changing skill and will provide the practical application of each skill.  Individuals who recognize that their own thought process is havin...
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7 Parenting Tips to Protect a Bullied Child

There have been countless incidents of bullying violence over the years now and it is still a widespread problem.  Millions of children suffer tragic consequences just because they fall victims to bullies at schools etc. In fact, it is not only the bullied children who suffer, but it affects their families, schoolmates, and ultimately the comm...
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What is Christian/Faith-Based Counseling?

As obvious as the combination of its words may appear, Christian Counseling (and Faith-based Counseling more broadly) entails more than meets the eye, so what is Christian/ Faith-based Counseling?  The obvious answer is that Christin/Faith-based Counseling is the approach to a client's needs through the lens of their religious and sp...
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Is It Bullying or Is It Communicating?

Have you ever gotten the dreaded message, whether in an email, text message, or on an app from your child's school or daycare wanting to discuss their behaviors toward other children?  You notice physically feeling like your heart drops into your stomach. Perhaps your palms begin to perspire and your heart rate increases. Is my child bullying?...
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It's Okay to Clean ... or Not, The Kids Will Be Alright

As we end or begin our day with some casual social media scrolling, particularly in any of the parent direction sections, there is one particular category of articles that seems to continuously resurface.  "______" can wait. Whether it be cleaning, cooking, homework, etc. there is a plethora of articles telling us as parents to put the necessa...
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How to Listen to Your Teenager

In the present society, it is so easy for teenagers to tune out the world around them and immerse themselves into their world.  A lot of times for us parents, this can look us feeling like we have to scream at the top of our lungs to try and get them to listen.  Still, no matter how loud we get, we watch those headphones go into the ears ...
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Toddler Behaviors and Emotions-Hurt Feelings

Toddler behaviors can leave a lot of parents scratching their heads for answers. 

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The Words I Say vs. The Words He Says - Spiritual Truth to Negative Talk

When you can’t choose or control your circumstances, you can still decide how you’ll respond to them. Paul was in prison when he wrote,

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The Importance of Adolescent Sleep or The Lack Thereof

You may have noticed a shift in your teen's sleep patterns, as normal as this is, what does it mean and why is it important?

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Linda and Bob Belcher: Parenting with a Side of Fries

A lot of parents on various television shows have been idealized as THE parents, but the winners of embracing unique family values, patience for childhood antics, AND all the while balancing a marriage within a family business are the Belchers!

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Co-parenting With A Narcissist

Co-parenting already brings with it unique challenges, but co-parenting with a narcissist? It may feel at times like you are trying to run a marathon through quicksand!

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20 - Parenting Can Be Hard Quotes

Parenting is one of the most challenging journeys of life and surely every parent agrees. No matter how much effort each parent puts in, it always feels like the tough days will never end.

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What Does it mean to be Neurodiverse?

We have heard the term neurodiverse being used in association with the diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder as well as other neurodevelopmental diagnoses, but what do they truly mean and more importantly, what do they mean to those with these diagnostic labels as well as the people in their life who care for them?

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Mental Illness and Abusive Behavior in Relationships

It's important to take note of how mental illness can be associated with childhood trauma and learned maladaptive behaviors, but how much of those symptoms are attributed to abusive behavior, if at all?

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What Is Gaslighting And What Can You Do About It?

Most of us are familiar with the act of gaslighting if we have ever been in an abusive relationship, but a lot of us aren't quite sure what that term exactly entails.

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9 Parenting Tips for Disciplining Toddlers

As a parent, it is your responsibility to teach discipline to your child no matter what's his/her age. Many parents think it is unnecessary to discipline and teach toddlers how to behave as they won't listen and understand them. If you too think the same, then you're mistaken.

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Top 20 Parenting Books

Parenting is never an easy process, not even for some of the most experienced parents out there. Each child brings unique challenges and mind-boggling situations that most parents are often unable to cope with. Parenting books help you better understand your child and their needs. But with the onslaught of information on the internet, which ones do you place your absolute trust in?

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Positive Reinforcements When Parenting Toddlers

The parenting arena is extremely challenging, especially when dealing with toddlers. Kids don’t have discipline and they don’t have an instinct to follow instructions.

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