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20 - Parenting Can Be Hard Quotes

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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9 Parenting Tips for Disciplining Toddlers

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

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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Jenny Luttman, LPC Supervisor

Jenny Luttman, LPC Supervisor
Jenny Luttman, LPC  Licensed Professional Counselor I am excited that you are considering taking the next step in your journey toward becoming a licensed professional with me as your supervisor. I have found in my own personal experience that having a supervisor who is invested in my growth, knowledgeable, compassionate, and patient can m...
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Bonna Machlan, Ph.D., LPC, CAC III Supervisor

Bonna Machlan, Ph.D., LPC, CAC III Supervisor
Bonna Machlan, Ph.D., LPC, CAC III Licensed Professional Counselor As a seasoned therapist now, I still find it amazing to be doing the work I do in mental health and addictions. I literally started by, 'the seat of my pants' and 'learning on the fly' many years ago. I attribute all that I have learned about this field and about those&nbs...
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Sarah Martinez, LCSW Supervisor

Sarah Martinez, LCSW Supervisor
Sarah Martinez, LCSW Licensed Clinical Social Worker Life is sometimes hard to navigate, but you do not need to face it alone. Asking for help is courageous and shows strength. Finding the right therapist is key to the success of your therapy. It is important to find a therapist with whom you can develop a "therapeutic relationship," based on trust...
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Deborah Corbitt, LPC Supervisor

Deborah Corbitt, LPC Supervisor
Deborah Corbitt, LPC Licensed Professional Counselor I feel it is a tremendous honor and privilege to serve as a mental health professional working with clients on their journeys to reduce suffering and improve their quality of life.  With this great honor, I believe comes great responsibility. I am committed to providing my cli...
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Positive Reinforcements When Parenting Toddlers

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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Can Your Parenting Cause ADHD?

Can Your Parenting Cause ADHD?

Are you a parent of a child who has ADHD?

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Can Parenting cause PTSD?

Can Parenting cause PTSD?

PTSD or Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder is mostly associated with veterans suffering from mental illnesses due to their traumatic experiences in a war zone. However, PTSD comes in many forms other than that.

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Why Parenting Is More Difficult Now (2021)

Why Parenting Is More Difficult Now (2021)

Are you a new parent struggling with the new responsibilities? Maybe you are wondering that you are the only one finding parenting to be more difficult now. Either way, you are not completely wrong about this notion; neither are you alone.

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Why Parenting Is Important

Why Parenting Is Important

Are you a new parent worried about parenting responsibilities or someone wondering if parenting the right way is that important?

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Donna Janiec, LPC

Donna Janiec, LPC
We all need help now and again through life's seasons and situations. I believe that we are created holistically (body, mind, spirit) with the ability for self-awareness, having freedom and responsibility for our lives. Individuals have needs for a unique identity and to be in relationship with others. We all have the desire to derive meaning and p...
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Penelope Hazinakis-Swainston, LPC

Penelope Hazinakis-Swainston, LPC
I have experience in a multitude of clinical settings including inpatient crisis stabilization, marriage counseling, dual diagnosis, and trauma-informed care.Together we will develop a plan to accomplish your goals and create the best version of you! I specialize in holistic and compassionate treatment and provide a non-judgmental environment in wo...
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Tracey Lundy, LSW

Tracey Lundy, LSW
One of the strongest predictors of success in therapy is the connection you share with your therapist so finding the best fit is an important first step! I believe in the "therapeutic relationship," developing a relationship of trust and respect. We will work together to find the approach that best fits you--your needs, goals, and unique situation....
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Geni Hunt, LPCC

Geni Hunt, LPCC
I am a people person and love the richness in the diversity of mankind. Life is a journey and throughout one's journey in life, there are smooth times and times that just seem so hard to get through. During those dark and difficult times in ones' life, having someone to on lean1 for guidance and support is very beneficial. I know that with the righ...
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Alexis Olson, CSWC

Alexis Olson, CSWC
As a graduate with a Master of Social Work, I now have over eight years of clinical and non-clinical experience working with families. I have explored, analyzed, and used effective interventions for families based on what I've experienced as a nanny, child behavior specialist, social worker, and mental health therapist. Additionally, I specialize i...
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Which Parenting Style Is Preferred By Child Psychologists?

Which Parenting Style Is Preferred By Child Psychologists?
Child psychology has been the focus of attention for quite a while now, and research studies show that your parenting style can have a long-lasting impact on your child's development. That is why child psychologists pay a great deal of attention to your child's behavior. The main purpose is to observe how your child behaves and interact with you, t...
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4 Parenting Styles, Which Style Is Best?

4 Parenting Styles, Which Style Is Best?
Are you a new parent wondering what parenting style is best? Or are you thinking if you are parenting your child the right way?  If the answer to either of your question is affirmative, then you are in the right place. This post will help you explore different styles and which one is the best parenting style. Being a parent, you wish to give y...
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When Parenting Becomes Too Much, What Do You Do?

When Parenting Becomes Too Much, What Do You Do?
Are you wondering how to cope when parenting becomes too much? Or Maybe, you are already feeling the strain of parenting in your personal and professional life and wondering how you can improve this situation. Either way, you are in the right place, as this post explores the impact the parenting responsibilities can have on your life. Having a newb...
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