3 Signs That Your Relationship is Toxic!

Do you know the real source of where most relationships become toxic?

A Magic Word to Help Lower Your Anxiety!

Consistent with the highly popular cognitive therapy model, you can tame your anxious mind by being on the lookout for "trigger words" such as this one!

Six Questions To Ask Yourself to Be a Better Parent!

These six questions will help you be more tuned in to your child's emotional needs.

Want Your Child to Start Listening To You? Stop Doing This!

The best way to discipline your child may surprise you!

The Rising Epidemic of Anxiety in Children and Teens

According to the Anxiety and Depression Disorders Association of America, anxiety disorders affect one in eight children. The impact on them, if untreated, is devastating!

Is The Head Game Gamble Destroying Your Loving Relationship?

Do you see this head game going on in your own intimate relationship?

Nine Toxic Thoughts That Will Wreck A Loving Relationship

Any of these toxic thoughts can ruin your relationship. Guess where they may reside? That's right, in your own head! But do they?

The Most Toxic (Non-Four-Letter) Word in Any Relationship

Are you letting this word make your relationship suffer?

Teenagers and Sleep

Here are seven practical tips from the parenting trenches for supporting your teen's needs for healthy sleep.

Are You Saying This One Word That Hurts Your Love?

Words really can destroy relationships. Especially this one....

Do You Have Any of These Toxic Thoughts About Your Partner?

Healthy love survives by recognizing and managing toxic thoughts.

Why Understanding is Even More Important Than Love?

So much focus on love but how about understanding? If someone loves you does that mean that they really understand who you are? Isn't being truly understood an amazing gift?

Three Steps for Getting Out of a Toxic Relationship

Don't let a toxic relationship ruin your life.

You Said You Love Me; So Why Do You Yell At Me?

Do intimate partners really just blow up at each other "out of the blue"? Read on to learn what really causes loving partners to "lose control" of their emotions.

Want Your Kids to Start Listening to You? Stop Doing This!

A new, healthier way of looking at discipline.

Three Words We Must Tell Our Kids Other Than, "I Love You!"

Scoring a goal in sports, getting great grades or having a wonderful dance recital alone will not give your child a lasting sense of value!

How This Toxic (Non-Four Letter Word) Ruins Relationships?

Do partners in loving relationships really just blow up at each other, "out of the blue"? I don't think so! This word is a like a silent bomb ticking away in your head that can, over time, destroy your relationship!

Do You Hold Toxic Labels About Your Intimate Partner?

I often see an unfortunate paradox with toxic labeling. People who assign labels to their partners are often using these labels to avoid how they really feel—angry or frustrated.

Do You Say This One Word That Can Destroy Your Relationship?

This word creates a toxic, judgmental and controlling dynamic in loving relationships!

Here is a Powerful Acronym to Help Your Child Manage Stress!

Kids do better in life when they learn how to calm down and solve problems! Borrowing from Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) the word "ACCEPTS" provides prompts for valuable coping skills for children, teens, and adults to handle stress. To help your child or teen better deal with stress, take a look at the power of the 7 skills embodied in "ACCEPTS"

Is Your Relationship Toxic?

Are your or your partner's obvious or hidden toxic thoughts and feelings destroying your relationship?

Creating Boundaries With Dependent Adult Children

Adult children who remain overly dependent on their parents often are allowed to get into this situation because their parents enable them. The good news is that it is never too late to set boundaries!

Ten Homework Motivation Strategies for Children and Teens

Keep your emotions in check while getting your kids back into their books with these proven strategies.

The Key to a Happier Relationship!

Frustrated with your intimate partner? You are probably looking in the wrong place to feel better about your relationship.

The Danger of Denying Your Child's Feelings

Swimming in that big river in Egypt called "DE Nial" leaves children feeling misunderstood and alone.

Criticism, Avoidance, and Negativity: How They Destroy Love?

If these three types of thoughts go on in your head, your relationship may be in peril!

A Quick, Easy Technique to Stop Yelling at Your Kids

If your kids have you climbing the walls, don't despair--just head for the ceiling to stop the yelling, power struggles, and drama. Here is how to do it!

Hormonal Changes that Trigger Depression in Women

One in four women will experience an episode of depression at least once in their lives.

Three Tips for Discipline Without Desperation

You may feel that no discipline of any kind has ever worked with your child. If so, you are certainly not the only one who feels that way.

Helping Siblings of a Defiant Child See Fair Is Not Equal

Your children need to learn that you will do your best to meet each of their unique needs, but this does not mean that everything will be equal between them.

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