Posted on March 28, 2019
One of the concerns coming up more in counseling practice with teenagers is sexting. Sexting is sending, receiving, or forwarding sexually explicit messages, photographs, videos or images, primarily between mobile phones, of oneself to others. It may also include the use of a computer or any digital device.
Posted on February 4, 2019
My little boy turned two this last month. I love getting to watch him grow and learn new things every day. However, there is a flip side to the cuddles and love that come with a two-year-old. It’s known as the “terrible twos.”
Posted on May 1, 2018
by Cassie Beltz
Summer is fast approaching and that means summer break. This is a great time to take it easy and enjoy your children without the pressures that sometimes accompany the school year. However, summer break can also be a difficult time for some children and families.
Posted on February 22, 2018
It’s hard to be a parent. Kids don’t come with rule books or training manuals. With technology and culture advancing quickly, it makes it even harder to not feel as if kids are growing up too fast. How do we sort through all the unsolicited “support” we get from family, community, and even strangers who […]
Posted on January 31, 2018
Some kids act impulsively in emotional situations. Some kids get overexcited and have a hard time winding down. Some kids have meltdowns at unexpected times with little warning. All the above may be a sign of struggles with self-regulation.
Posted on February 4, 2017
by Manda Boothby, LMHC
The difficulty of letting go Going off to college may be one of the most significant events in a person’s life as they transition from a child to an adult. They have the opportunity for their first taste of freedom and the power to make their own decisions. At least, that is the intended purpose […]
Posted on October 18, 2016
by Wanda Pritzel
It is interesting to listen to a person respond to the invitation to “describe God”. Try it! When you close your eyes and imagine standing before Him, what does He look like? Is your image of God one who looms tall above you or sits in an extra large throne chair looking down at you […]
Posted on July 26, 2016
by Wanda Pritzel,
Her favorite kitten died in her arms. The little boy who sat next to him in school was killed in a car accident. Her grandpa who was her “best buddy” had a heart attack and died in the ambulance before they got to the hospital. If you have already raised your children, you have your […]