4 Secrets to Talking to Kids About Divorce

4 Secrets to Talking to Kids About Divorce By Kris Reece, Counselor, Divorce Coach Divorce is stressful for all involved. But for children it can have traumatic, life-altering consequences if not handled properly. The problem is the two people…
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5 Secrets Only a Step Mom Knows

It’s no secret that being a stepmom isn’t easy. And if you went into this relationship like most people, you were blind to the difficulties to come--the moments and circumstances that seemed to strike you when you least expected it. Even…

The Problem With People Pleasing

By Kris Reece, Counselor, Coach, Speaker The Problem with People Pleasing Are you the one who is always such a great team player--your church knows it can call on in a time of need? Or you frequently come to your children’s rescue? Or everyone…

3 Relationship Killers

3 Relationship Killers Whether you are married, dating, engaged or single, exclusive, monogamous, cheating or playing the field, you are in numerous relationships. You relate to people all day long—be they kids, friends, co-workers, family…

3 Things Every Mom of a Teenage Daughter Needs to Do

3 Things Every Mom of a Teenage Daughter Needs to Do If you want a low paying, thankless, emotionally draining, time zapping job....than be a mom!  If you want to add a little bit of craziness and confusion....be a mom to a teenage daughter. Raising…
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What Shocked Me About Being a Step Mom

Being a stepmom is not an easy job. Many times it is thankless, emotionally draining and time zapping. You work so hard to help these children navigate through the difficulties of their situation, and then they forget about you. Everyone likes…

Parenting After Divorce – How to Co-Parent when the Co-Parent won’t Cooperate

From the moment you and your spouse said “I don’t” to your marriage, your children became confused, sad, angry and even traumatized. In knowing this why do so many parents not take the time to recognize what their children need help with?…

The Secret to Being a Good Parent (and Three Ways to Do It)

The Secret to Being a Good Parent (and Three Ways to Do It) From one home to the next, the differences in parenting styles can vary as much as night and day. One parent may never discipline her child in hopes of insuring love and friendship,…
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What’s My Temperament?

What’s My Temperament? You’re familiar with personality tests, yes? They’re nearly impossible to get away from, whether they are humorous Facebook quizzes or bestselling books offering detailed strengths analysis. While they are fun…

3 Signs of Emotionally Healthy People

What does True Healing Look Like? We can recognize an obviously emotionally unstable person from a mile away. But what about spotting those who are emotionally wounded and didn’t get the proper healing? For those it takes a closer look, or…