The ongoing pandemic has not only changed our daily routines but is also impacting how we celebrate special occasions. In light of the upcoming holiday season, there is potential for all of us to feel difficult emotions, including continued uncertainty and anxiety, grief, sadness, and loneliness. It is possible that not all family members willContinue reading “Creative Ways to Practice Gratitude with your Family this Holiday Season”
Category Archives: Resilience
Parenting an Anxious Child Through a Divorce
Many children have anxiety that gets in the way of everyday functioning, and some of those children have parents who will divorce. While all kids will face problems during a divorce, these issues can be even worse for children already struggling with anxiety, and these issues can mark a particularly critical point in a child’s emotionalContinue reading “Parenting an Anxious Child Through a Divorce”
Strengthening Parenting Builds Family Resilience
Supportive relationships create a foundation of resilience for all members of a family. When working with children and families, I find it helpful to highlight that resilience is not the absence of stress or challenges, but rather a family’s capacity to adapt and thrive when stressful situations arise.