During the school year we as parents have so many commitments to get our kids to school, after school activities, set dinner times, homework, our own work and household chores. During summer we purposefully slow down, make less commitments, push aside chores for family time and say “No” more often to bigger commitments. Since many […]
Sometimes it is difficult to even start a blog post, especially during a stressful time. Unfortunately, we are all stressed right now, even counselors. We are all aware of the stress that this global pandemic has put on our lives. The stress may look different for every family and every person. The past week I […]
True North Counseling is moving to a bigger office up the road at 16514 North Dale Mabry Highway starting July 6th. We are adding new counselors to the team as well.
Many parents come to me and ask for help because their children are misbehaving. I always ask what their plan is. What works for them in disciplining and what doesn’t? It is an interesting conversation. Because raising a family based upon no specific values or plan often feels chaotic. So I guide the parents into […]
It is that time of year again, where teens all over the country are getting ready to graduate high school and many are leaving home for the first time. While this is sad and anxiety producing for the parents, teens may not be as prepared as they need to be for the transition to college […]