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Mother’s Impact on Sons -5 Major Pathways

By | August 31st, 2018|Family of Origin Counseling, Parenting Counseling|

Mother’s impact on sons – Five Major Pathways Mother’s impact on sons occurs before they are even conceived. Many cultures value sons more than daughters and use all sort of rituals and concoctions to have male children. So when a male child is conceived, he is already imbued with a stature of value and esteem [...]

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Father’s Impact On Sons

By | July 31st, 2018|Family of Origin Counseling, Parenting Counseling|

Father’s Impact on Sons Father’s impact on sons is of significance from the earliest moments to the end of the boy’s life. When a father sees the ultrasound that reveals he is about to have a son, the influence begins and continues unabated. The expectant father who looks forward to making his son a famous [...]

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Mothers Impact on Daughters

By | June 14th, 2018|Family of Origin Counseling, Insecurity Counseling, Parenting Counseling|

Mother’s Impact on Daughters A Mother’s impact on daughters is powerful, pervasive and subtle.  It starts as soon as the daughter is conceived. Mothers who want sons and then discover that they are expecting girls provide a strong message to the unborn female that she is just a parasite while in the womb, becoming a [...]

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Fathers Impact on Daughters

By | June 6th, 2018|Parenting Counseling|

  Fathers Impact on Daughters   Father’s impact on  daughters are profound. A father’s influence is crucial for his daughter’s  healthy development in terms of self-worth, capabilities, and prospects as a future partner and parent. It is a father who gives his daughter a window and platform to enter the real world while the mother [...]

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Five ThingsTo Do When Your Child Steals

By | June 9th, 2017|Family Counseing, Parenting Counseling|

What to do if Your Child Steals Your child steals! That’s what you just found out from the teacher and principal at the school. Your head spins, you can barely breathe. The words, “your child steals” is ringing in your ears and making your dizzy. Then the words, “your child steals” turns to anger and [...]

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Is It Okay to Fight In Front of the Children?

By | March 15th, 2017|Family Counseing, Parenting Counseling|

Is it Okay to Fight in Front of the Children? How often have you heard the saying that you shouldn’t fight in front of the children? You’ve probably admonished your partner for getting into a fight in front of the kids. Maybe you have read parenting books that make fighting in front of the kids [...]

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Is it Okay to Fight in Front of the Kids?

By | February 22nd, 2017|Family Counseing, Parenting Counseling|

Is it Okay to Fight in Front of the Kids? How often have you heard the saying that you shouldn’t fight in front of the kids? You’ve probably said that you shouldn’t fight in front of the kids to your spouse when things have gotten heated up. Maybe you have read parenting books that tell [...]

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Six Ways to Defuse Your Anger When Your Children Fight

By | September 10th, 2014|Parenting Counseling|

It's frustrating when your kids are constantly bickering and you have to be referee. choosing one side or the other often makes you feel bad,and guilty later on. You wish your kids could get on with one another and let you attend to all the other things on your plate. But they don't! They are not invested in harmony or collaboration. They want ownership and control over what they feel is 'right.' So they fight and argue. They battle till they draw blood. And that's when you lose it! One of your children gets hurt, is sobbing uncontrollably and you are now furious at having to take time out to care for the hurt child, chastise the other and somehow bring order to chaos. Your anger probably comes from being forced to intervene. Your expectations of peaceful play were shattered and now you have to take charge and undo the mess.

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Manage your anger when your kids drive you nuts!

By | September 28th, 2012|Parenting Counseling|

Josephine's heart sank. Yesterday morning her son had thanked her for the ride to school. Now that flash of gratitude and respect she received seemed like a mirage. Her hopes were dashed when she heard his abusive voice demanding a new cell phone after she had just bought him skiing lessons and the necessary equipment. Disappointment turned to rage as Josephine realized that her sixteen year old son Morgan had successfully manipulated her. He was intimately acquainted with her weak spot, and went for it with impunity.

Is envious anger stopping you from connecting with loved ones?

By | September 26th, 2012|Anger Management Counseling, Parenting Counseling|

Driving along in a state of utter despair, Vicky realized that she resented her son. She was actually jealous of him. Why did he get so much, and why had she got so little? Why did she have to fight for attention, while her son got it just for being her child? As a mother Vicky wants to do the right things and give her son the kind of life she never had. She wants to be the parent to her son that she dreamed of having herself. Usually Vicky is a good, responsible mother. But when Lynn isn't satisfied with her thoughtful sacrifices he turns into her ungrateful father, getting all the good stuff, and she becomes the envious child wanting to spoil his fun.

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