What to do when someone threatens suicide

What to do when someone threatens suicide

Because this is an era of when suicide is such a part of the cultural conversation, we need to be prepared to engage with it in a serious way. The article I linked to above is for parents who kids are watching or who have watched the popular show “13 Reasons” – but in...
Understanding your child’s temper tantrum

Understanding your child’s temper tantrum

Inside your child’s mind during a temper tantrum When your child is throwing a temper tantrum, it can feel like you’re being tossed into the middle of a tornado. The enraged looks, the incoherent screaming, the physical aggression – it can make you wonder if...
Which Christmas character are you?

Which Christmas character are you?

Which Christmas character are you? During this holiday month we find ourselves experiencing more stress, more family, more expenses, more parties, more food and just plain MORE of anything and everything.  We also can feel more love, more hurt, more gratitude and yet...
How to co-parent

How to co-parent

How do I co-parent well? For many of us, divorce is a reality of life. But even if the marriage did not work out, the relationship with your ex continues because of your children. How do we love our kids well in a co-parent situation? This was a subject we at Alethia...