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Mental Health Counseling: Whitefish Bay and On-line

By - Laurie Groh

Activities in the Area

Pewaukee Public Library  210 Main Street Pewaukee WI 53072 Saturday Crafternoons!  Stop by the Children’s program room in the library and make a fun craft with Mrs. Z!  Saturday, December 21st 1:00 to 4:00 pm (drop in) Kindergarden and up.  Cost: Free Messy Mondays Join us for a drop in art class for children ages 2 to 6 years. This

By - Laurie Groh

Six Communication Tricks That Will Get Your Kids to Cooperate – StumbleUpon

Six Communication Tricks That Will Get Your Kids to Cooperate – StumbleUpon. Six Communication Tricks That Will Get Your Kids to Cooperate SEXPAND As the parent of a preschooler, I often notice myself feeling frustrated and asking myself, “Why won’t she cooperate?!” If you have a young child at home, I know you understand. There are times when I’m tired

By - Laurie Groh

Parenting Your Strong-Willed Child

Parenting Your Strong-Willed Child Have a strong-willed child? You’re lucky! Strong willed children can be a challenge to parent when they’re young, but if sensitively parented, they become terrific teens and young adults. Self-motivated and inner-directed, they go after what they want and are almost impervious to peer pressure. As long as parents resist the impulse to “break their will,”

By - Laurie Groh

21 Herbs Every Mother Should Plant

1) ALOE VERA–Easy to grow inside on a windowsill. * Soothes burns and accelerates wound healing. Base for a wound poultice. *Juice can be taken internally or used to make eye drops for ocular infections. 2) BLACKBERRY– plant if where it will have room to spread. * good for anemia *Leaves are good for sore throat, colds, fevers, mild diarrhea,

By - Laurie Groh

25 Ways to Talk So Children Will Listen

25 Ways to Talk So Children Will Listen A major part of discipline is learning how to talk with children. The way you talk to your child teaches him how to talk to others. Here are some talking tips we have learned with our children: 1. Connect Before You Direct Before giving your child directions, squat to your child’s eye level

By - Laurie Groh

Parent Cafe

What are Parent Café’s? FUN….….FREE..….supportive …… Educational…… PARENT-LED             get-togethers where parents can talk openly with one another about the struggles of parenting and ways to strengthen their families.  Over the course of three evenings (you don’t have to come to all three), parents discuss three separate themes: Taking care of yourself Raising strong children Building strong relationships with your children

By - Laurie Groh

Identifying Irrational Thoughts | Psych Central

Problematic thought styles include: Catastrophizing. Seeing only the worst possible outcome in everything. For example, your child might think that because he failed his algebra test he will get an F for the semester, everyone will know he’s stupid, the teacher will hate him, you will ground him, and moreover, he’ll never get into college, and on and on. No

By - Laurie Groh

The Importance of Time Away From Your Kids

I know I’m usually sharing all sorts of ideas for activities with kids or ways to handle conflict lovingly, but today I want to talk about the importance of taking time AWAY from your kids. We all need alone time but I hear from a lot of parents that they feel guilty when they take time away from their kids. 

By - Laurie Groh

Overcoming Mother’s Guilt

Tips for Finding Time for You If you’re home full-time with your kids but need some “me time,” pursuing a hobby as Laura did is a great option. Jones offers the following additional suggestions for stay-at-home mothers who are struggling with guilt: Taking time for yourself, away from your children. Developing an interest or a passion such as a hobby

By - Laurie Groh

Overcoming Mother’s Guilt | Being a Working Mom

Steps to Feeling Secure To ease the guilt of working mothers, Jones recommends: Finding a nurturing daycare arrangement that will allow for last-minute emergency care when necessary. Developing a support system that includes people who understand your working situation and your desire to do the best job you can with your children. Focusing on the positive things that you bring