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Posts Tagged ‘parental techniques’

5 Ways To Help Your Child Make the New School Transition

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Think back to your first day at a new school. All the kids were so much bigger than you. You didn’t know where anything was. In short, it was all really scary. And that’s doubly true if you just moved to town and didn’t know anyone in the building.… Read the rest →

How To Grow Your Child’s Distress Tolerance

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By Grant Stenzel, MS Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

distress tolerance“Parenting is hard.”

How many times have you heard that?

It’s completely true, of course. Good parenting is supremely difficult. But have you ever thought about why it’s so tough? There are lots of reasons, including having to put your own life on hold, spending much less quality time with your partner and, of course, the countless frustrations those adorable kiddos cause every day.… Read the rest →

Who Is This Adult in Place of My Child?: Coping With Teens in Transition

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by Priscilla Dean, LPC

Parents and teenagers inevitably experience all kinds of conflict. This stage of development in the teen’s life is fraught with some major shifts during the ages of 13-18. The same could be said of the stage of parenting development that the parent experiences during the teen years of their son or daughter. Read the rest →