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Category Archive for: ‘Tools You Can Use’

From School to Summer: How to Help Your Child Transition

Before the end of each school year, my son always counts down the days until summer. He gets so excited for the days filled with fun in the sun and no homework! For some kids the transition to summer break means leaving behind their teachers and friends, which can create feelings of anxiety and sadness. Here are some tips to …

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Adolescent’s and New Year’s Resolutions

Adolescents make resolutions too. When is the last time you asked what they wish to do differently in the new year? Many of our clients wish to be more in control of their emotions, but have a fear of rejection, of not being good enough, of not doing it right, of losing control… In The Good Dinosaur, Arlo’s dad told …

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Swagnew Game Breakers Football Camp to Benefit the Michigan Lupus Foundation NFL Players Football Camp in Grand Rapids July 13th – 14th St. Clair Shores, MI (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 The Michigan Lupus Foundation announced their proud affiliation today with Vincent “Vince Swagnew” Agnew of the Kansas City Chiefs. Vince is a member of the National Football League (NFL) and …

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Self Injury Awareness Day, March 1, 2013

She has everything going for her.  Why would she cut herself?  You are not alone is wondering why.  It is a question many parents and friends ask.  The answer is not as simple as some would assume.  It is not because she just wants attention, or she just wants to manipulate you.  The reasons someone self injures are more complicated that …

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You May Say I’m A Dreamer

But, I’m not the only one.  I am so thankful I am not the only one.  Art Prize is going on in Grand Rapids, MI and clearly there are a lot of dreamers that create art and maybe more dreamers who enjoy art.  This year there are two artists that lift my spirits.  Interesting to me is the fact that …

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