To Spank or Not to Spank

TO SPANK or NOT TO SPANK Research and Thoughts About Corporal Punishment as Discipline As a kid, were you ever spanked, slapped or swatted as a form of discipline?  Did you get the belt when Dad came home?  Was your mouth ever washed out with soap?  Were you whipped with a switch?  If you were,[…]

The Holidays – Gifts and Parenting Time Schedules

The holidays are here! For many, this means celebrating with family and friends, good food, time off from work and maybe a present or two!  But, for those who are either separated or divorced (with or without children), the holidays can add a heaping measure of anxiety, frustration and sometimes even dread. If you have[…]

Divorce: Will the Kids Be Okay?

Are my kids going to be okay if we get divorced? This is probably the number one question most clients have when I meet with them for the first time. What I tell my clients is this:  The research is pretty clear.  Your kids will be changed as a result of the divorce.  Divorce is[…]