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Information for Parents: Summer Fun on A Dime - Aaron Mitchell Photography

Thriving as a Single Parent Family by Barry G. Ginsberg, Ph.D.
The Center of Relationship Enhancement
Most people would agree that family is what makes our lives meaningful, our most valuable resource. Family is multi-dimensional: it's what we're born into, develop out of, and continue to create throughout our lifetimes.... MORE

Got Teenagers? Perilous Passage: Navigating Through the Teenage Years: A Survival Guide For Parents by Pete Stollery, CCI
After bringing home an almost unbroken string of A's and B's for several semesters, the 15-1/2 year old received a report card with two D's in core subjects (in addition to three B's). His trained-in-the-Perilous Passage-Language-Of-Power mom said nothing.... MORE

The Older Adolescent Leaving Home: Building Awareness and Resilience for all Family Members by Marge Nocton-Barr, MS, CRS, Professional Counselor
The older adolescent leaving home for college has two life tasks: experiencing the loss of the familiar of family, friends, and high school, and simultaneously transitioning to the experience of college, meeting new people and meeting the academic requirements.... MORE

Sibling Rivalry: What Happens to Me When My Children Fight? by Marge Nocton-Barr, MS, CRS, Professional Counselor
What happens to me when my children fight is a very important question. For many of us our breathing, muscles, thoughts, emotions, and even our self image can be affected, and at times deeply affected. As parents, we may feel agitated and anxious over our children's fighting with each other.... MORE

What You Need To Do in High School If You Want To Graduate from College by American Educator
Let�s start by getting the cold, hard truth out in the open: Less than 40 percent of students who plan to go to college actually earn a two- or four-year degree within 10 years of graduating from high school.... MORE

It's Time To Tell the Kids: If You Don't Do Well in High School, You Won't Do Well in College (or on the Job) by James E. Rosenbaum, American Educator
Let's start by getting the cold, hard truth out in the open: Less than 40 percent of students who plan to go to college actually earn a two- or four-year degree within 10 years of graduating from high school.... MORE

We are a Team
One of the most important things to consider as a parent is the notion that you can't do it all, and you can't do it alone. It's important to let some tasks go; for others you need to find ways to enlist the help of your children.... MORE

The Decision to Divorce and Its Impact on Children by Reb Brooks, Licensed Psychologist
Researchers and health care specialists have tried to answer such questions as whether it is better for the children if parents avoid divorce even if it means living in a "bad marriage", the classic example of "staying together for the children", or if divorce is a better alternative for all involved..... MORE

Dads Can be Experts Too by Reb Brooks, Licensed Psychologist
It appears that we have experienced a significant shift in family dynamics over the past several decades. In the past fathe's tended to be the heads of families and we watched television shows such as "Father Knows Best"..... MORE

10 Tips for Single Parents by Barry G. Ginsberg, Ph.D. & Darrin M. Hoffman
1. New Paradigm - Let go of the old model
It doesn't matter where you came from you are here now. Forget about the past, make the best about the present.... MORE

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