Parents, Did Ya Know?

Don’t you wish you knew what makes your teen tick? Wouldn’t you love to be the parent who knows exactly what to say and do in any crisis situation? Can you even imagine the luxury of knowing that your children are perfectly well adjusted, happy and wanting for nothing? Let’s face it; it’s VERY DIFFICULT […]

HELPING KIDS COPE WITH DIVORCE DURING THE HOLIDAYS

As a counselor who works with children at Life Skills Resource Group Orlando, I am aware that at the top of many children’s holiday wish list is a wish that their parents will get back together. Of course that’s not likely to happen for most children of divorce, so the holidays are a difficult time. […]

WHEN KIDS WORRY

“Will I pass my test?” “Is there a monster under my bed?” “If you leave, will you ever come back?” “What if I get lost?” “What if someone takes me?” “Is the door locked?” “Please don’t leave me.” These are just a few examples of thoughts many children have who struggle with anxiety. Anxiety is […]

KIDS HAVE STRESS TOO ……

As an Orlando counselor I often meet with children who are experiencing stress and anxiety. Counseling Today, an American Counseling Association publication, in its March 2010 issue addressed the topic of stress and kids. According to recent data from the American Psychological Association (APA), many parents aren’t aware of what’s keeping their kids up at […]