Loving Your Teen Isn’t Enough. Jan. 29th Webinar to Learn Important Communication Skills

It’s time to get serious about building cooperation with your teens. Last night I talked with parents on how to change their inflexible thinking to flexible thinking so they could actually problem solve with their teens. This is much more effective than trying to control them. They were so excited to get unstuck. One mom…

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Father’s Involvement Is Important in Children’s Education

Nebraska Office of Education 6.14.2012 There is overwhelming evidence that a parent’s involvement in a child’s education makes a very positive difference. In the past, often an unstated assumption was made that parent involvement meant mothers involvement. Research shows that the involvement of fathers, however, no matter their income or cultural background, can play a…

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Surviving & Thriving Through Change: A Divorce Group For Kids

Jennifer Jones, LCSW,  is starting a support group for middlers whose parents are going through divorce. FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL-AGED KIDS 11-14 • Help children express their thoughts and feelings • Increase communication and coping skills • Improve self esteem and reduce internalizing negative behaviors 8 SESSIONS, TUESDAY or THURSDAY, 5:00-6:00 pm March 5 – May…

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Shifting from Manager to Consultant Pt. 2 Michael Riera

Michael Riera has amazing knowledge about teenagers. I highly recommend his book Uncommon Sense for Parents with Teenagers. Here is part 2 of 2 parts of a brief summary of his book.   From Uncommon Sense for Parents with Teenagers by Michael Riera, Ph.D Writer and psychologist Theodore Lidz, gives a well-rounded description of the adolescent…

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