Thoughts

2020

Seven Tips for Successful Co-Parenting in Blended Families

Dec 15, 2020

Seven Tips for Successful Co-Parenting in Blended Families If parenting in nuclear families is difficult (and it is), imagine co-parenting in blended families! Custodial transitions, different parenting styles, scheduling with the other biological parents, and combining family values leads to … Read More

Self-care is not Self-ish

Dec 07, 2020

Self-care is not Self-ish “Codependent relationships are a type of dysfunctional helping relationship where one person supports or enables another person’s addiction, poor mental health, immaturity, irresponsibility, or under-achievement. Among the core characteristics of codependency, the most common theme is … Read More

Can You REALLY Enjoy the Holidays When Divorced?

Nov 10, 2020

[featured-video-plus] Interview with Amy Siock Paynton, executive director of the Alpha Resource center. Interviewer: It’s only November, however, let’s be honest. The Holiday decorations are already out inthe stores, and the Season is here! Let’s also acknowledge that Corona had … Read More

Why Consider Counseling for Children of Divorce?

Oct 12, 2020

“When and how do I know my child needs to meet with a counselor after parental separation and divorce?” While the answer depend on the circumstances, parents may find it helpful to consider the following: All people, children and adults, … Read More

The Over Parenting Challenge

Aug 21, 2020

It seems that helicopter parenting came as a reaction to two things, the media’s hype about “stranger danger” and the effort of a generation to parent the opposite of how they were parented. Read More

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