Conflict in relationships can oftentimes feel like a battlefield, leaving you and your partner on opposing sides. Maybe one of you throws a grenade or the other accidentally steps on a landmine. Either way, conflict can be extremely painful and highly detrimental to the relationship. Before you… Read More »Conflict in Relationships is a Battlefield
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Academic activities are not often at the top of your child’s summer agenda, with the distractions of outdoor activities, time with friends, video games, and vacations. If a child is not academically engaged over the summer, the content gained throughout the school year can be… Read More »Tips for Parents to Avoid Summer Learning Loss
For all the reasons we had wanted to say goodbye to the year 2020, one good outcome of the year was that so many individuals and groups were encouraged to–and some actually accomplished–“finding their voices and being heard.” The year saw a resurgence of courageous… Read More »New Year New Voice
This holiday season comes with a slew of new stressors we have not had to address before. There are a number of families out there who decided to “skip Thanksgiving so that we can be together at Christmas.” But as cases, hospitalizations, and deaths continue to… Read More »Holidays 2020 Style: How to Enjoy the Holidays During a Pandemic
In general, people tend to respond to unresolved conflict by either escaping/avoiding (i.e., throwing yourself into work, drowning yourself in tv/social media, etc) OR ruminating on why you are right (I.e., calling friends/family to vent, having one-sided arguments in your head, etc.). While responses such… Read More »4 Ways to Reconnect After an Argument
Juggling kids’ lessons and homework as well as your own work can be overwhelming. Due to COVID-19, students from kindergarten to college have been forced to swap smartboards for Zoom, much to the chagrin of parents now forced to step in as surrogate teachers. For… Read More »How To Best Support Your Child As They Take On Learning From Home
The Covid-19 quarantine may have started as an opportunity to slow down, to reconnect, and to spend quality time with family. Perhaps it has also been a time to focus on things that previously time had not allowed. But with no end in sight, life… Read More »The Quarantine Struggle is REAL….