Connecting With Your School Age Child

Family relationships are still the biggest influence on your school-age child’s development. Fitting in with friends and finding role models are also important, and you can help your child with these parts of her social and emotional development. Understanding...

Sibling Fighting: What You Need To Know

‘Who said you could wear my clothes?’ ‘Get out of my room!’ ‘You’ve been on the computer for hours!’ It’s normal for teenage siblings to fight over all sorts of things. Teenage siblings argue just as much as younger children, but they tend to fight about different...

How To Save Your Marriage And Stop Being Controlling

Are you trying to save your marriage after hearing a spouse tell you that you are always controlling. How can you save a marriage when a spouse has given up, due to your controlling behavior? Hang in there, and we will explore that question.I hear from people almost...

Two Homes – Counselling Norwest

- Counselling Norwest. Blog article written by Cristina Vides. It was the worst day of my life.  The day I packed up my children, a few boxes of belongings and drove away from our family home for good.  I never imagined that ‘divorce’ would be part of our story, but...

Five Anxiety-Lowering Strategies for Children

The worst part of anxiety is having anxiety about the anxiety, itself. The metaphor of a snowball being rolled down a hill of is one I use to illustrate how unchecked anxiety rapidly grows. Children can learn to cope with anxiety by learning two crucial skills:...

What Happens To Hurt?

Read about why we suppress hurt, it’s effects, and how to deal with it so that it doesn’t control your life.