How to Guide Your Teenager in 3 Steps

Teenagers need space, direction and

How to guide your teenager   The problem(s): You aren’t their friend. They aren't your mini-me. You aren’t exactly the same. You don’t want to shut them down or shut them out, but you don’t want them to get hurt or make terrible decisions. You want them to live a happy life. You want them to go to Heaven.  ...[ read more ]

Let’s Get Focused in 3 Steps!

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Getting organized: Let's Get Focused in 3 Steps! Are you Planner Happy?? Maybe you love having your planner and organizing your week with to do lists. You might even go a little crazy with it like putting "take a shower" and "put away clothes" on your to do list. Hey, that’s part of what you’re going do that day. If...[ read more ]

My Teenager Needs Jesus

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“My Teenager Needs Jesus!” (They really need you.) [caption id="attachment_1085" align="aligncenter" width="750"] Encouraging your teenager to grow spiritually can't come before your relationship with them is strong. There is hope you will share your values one day, but love them as they are for now![/caption]   "The only thing they can depend on in this life is God." Sometimes life...[ read more ]

My Teenager Says They Have Anxiety. Help!

Therapy for anxiety

What is anxiety? Anxiety is a word that is common in teenage conversation these days. Everyone has it at some level! FAQ: My Teenager claims to have anxiety. What are they talking about? Answer: Our brains are amazing. When someone bursts into a room with a deadly weapon and has intentions of hurting you, your brain automatically goes into survival...[ read more ]

4 Ways to Stop Anxiety In It’s Tracks!

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What's the Best Game Plan For My Teen With Anxiety? [caption id="attachment_1070" align="aligncenter" width="750"] I want to see my teenagers free from anxiety![/caption]   Teenager has anxiety! How Do I Help? Phew! This is a big one. Anxiety is tough. Let’s break it down. Check on their physical health Are they ill? Are they drinking too much coffee? The building...[ read more ]

Maybe You Don’t Know Me… Hi.

Teen Girl Counseling Young Adult Self Confidence

[caption id="attachment_1065" align="aligncenter" width="750"] I'd add, "so". "You are SO loved."[/caption] My Story of Teenage Life Time is interesting. So many days have passed since my high school experience, yet I can close my eyes and feel the memories like it was yesterday. I remember the urgent feeling on a summer day to start calling around for available and willing...[ read more ]

Get rid of saying “put your phone away” once and for all.

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Get Rid of Saying "Put Your Phone Away" Once and For All: How to set Boundaries for your preteen's phone usage   Why do we need to set boundaries for internet use and teens?   It is SO COMMON for a teenager to absolutely lose themselves when their phone is taken away from them. Parents tell me that their child...[ read more ]

What app can your kid not live without?

  According to this infographic Youtube is the winner! [caption id="attachment_1039" align="aligncenter" width="231"] Do you know what is on your teen's screen?[/caption] Check out this infographic about the use of apps these days. Does your kid fall in line with these apps? Do you know what they are looking at when they have screen time? For many of my clients,...[ read more ]

Do You Make These Mistake With Your Son With ADHD?

Pre Teen and Parenthood Therapy

Do You Make These Mistakes With Your Son With ADHD? Do you... lose your temper, yell and find yourself repeating directions all day? Parenting is a difficult job. But, parenting a son with ADHD is a task saved for God's favorites (yay you)! [caption id="attachment_928" align="aligncenter" width="940"] Sons are special, but bring their own set of challenges for sure![/caption]  ...[ read more ]

What is on your preteen’s cell phone?

Guiding Teenagers Cell Phone

Do you know what your preteen is doing on their phone? It matters what they are looking at, listening to and soaking up. This is a pivotal time in their brain's development. The trajectory of their relationships are being set. [caption id="attachment_1024" align="aligncenter" width="640"] How are you helping guide your teen's technology use?[/caption] You can't help them unless you know...[ read more ]

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