6 Ways to Build Resilience
by: Claudia Fletcher, M.Ed. My husband Bart and I are the adoptive parents of twelve children who are now ages 18-30. Back in the day we had no idea how deep into ourselves we were going to have to reach to find the strength we would need. Back then we had no idea what an […]
Want to Be a Great Dad? You Need a Map!
by: Jim Urban, LPC. How many of you enjoy sitcoms about family life? I know I do; I enjoy laughing at them and find them to be very relatable. The other night, though, while watching a family sitcom, I was struck by how the father was so poorly portrayed. In this episode he epitomized the […]
3 Reasons a Little “Selfishness” Makes You a Better Parent
by: Jim Urban, LPC. Admit it, you’ve been there (and by the way, so have I). You love your children and want the best for them. You run yourself ragged trying to give them everything they need to succeed. Their birthday parties are the talk of the town, the affirmations you give them are constant, […]