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7 Things You Need To Do When You're Angry

By: Kris Reece, Counselor, Author, Speaker Whether you are hot under the collar or a full blown pressure cooker, everyone feels anger.  It is the most common emotion we all share.  We can feel it from the rising of our body temperature…

How to Co-Parent when Your 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 perhaps even traumatized. Why then do so many divorced parents spend their time and energy on getting back at their ex…

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…

How to Not Repeat Past Mistakes

How to Not Repeat Past Mistakes We all know the pain of having made mistakes. We can be quite good at looking backwards and trying to determine where we went wrong. But it’s less common to be able to avoid making those same mistakes again…

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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Help, I Don’t Understand My Step-Children!

Any parent will tell you that each child is unique and that you can recognize a child’s individual traits very early on: some cry a lot, others need constant attention, while some are perfectly content to play by themselves for hours. But…

Stop the Step-Family Denial, Stop the Stress

Have you ever known a person who refused to see the truth about himself? Who, instead of facing the truth and embracing change, ran from place to place or from person to person, trying to find assurance that he was “okay” and didn’t need…

Making Space for Faith in Your New Step-Family

As parents we know how difficult it is to instill Godly values in our children. You work hard to spend time teaching them God’s word. You send them to Sunday school. You strive to be a good example of how a Christian should live. And still,…