Myth: Good Parents Always Enjoy Their Kids. No. they don’t because the children of good parents are not always enjoyable.
When my son was a toddler he went from wobbling baby I knew and adored to a stomping, glaring child I didn’t understand. My tried and true techniques quit working and more than once I carried his screaming self out of the store, the library and away from the park completely baffled by his behavior. I felt guilty for his behavior, I felt …
So you’ve decided your child needs counseling. How do you explain to them what counseling is and why they’re going?
I don’t usually give advice to my clients. Here’s why.
So after reading that this new-to-me blogger read it, I picked up The Lives They Left Behind: Suitcases From a State Hospital Attic from my library. (Note, if you click the title it takes you to the NYT review and I pretty much agree with the review.) While the authors spend a lot of time arguing that mental illness doesn’t …
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