Posts Tagged teaching


Effective Communication in Relationships

‘Did You Know’ that effective communication is a major key to relationship harmony and satisfaction? Effective Communication in Relationships According to Author H. Norman Wright (2000) in Communication: Key to Your Marriage, three things are commonly taking place in marriages:  “there is a decline in understanding between marriage partners; there is a loss of the […]

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What Are Signs of Unhealthy Boundaries?

  The family of origin is allowed to negatively  affect your new family You play second fiddle to someone or something else; you feel like you get the ‘leftovers’ An adult who doesn’t stand on their own financially An adult who is a perpetual child Triangulation instead of one-to-one communication A child is overly responsible […]

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Boundaries - What are they and why are they necessary?

Boundaries – What are they and why are they necessary for individuals, couples, children, and families?   How are healthy boundaries developed?   They are developed in childhood and modeled by our family of origin through ‘healthy’ bonding, separation and individuation; loving communication and teaching; and consistent limit setting and consequences. How are our boundaries […]

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Tips for Talking with Kids

Talking with kids… Parents are often confronted with roadblocks when communicating with their children.  Whether your kids are toddlers or teens, there will be frustrations with communication. Here are… Tips for Talking with Kids of All Ages: Communicate expectations with clear guidelines and boundaries. Maintain a controlled demeanor and calm tone of voice when talking […]

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Mild to Moderate Depression

Depression Depression: When the Blues Don’t Go Away Everyone occasionally feels blue or sad, but these feelings usually pass within a couple of days. When a person has depression, it interferes with his or her daily life and routine, such as going to work or school, taking care of children, and relationships with family and […]

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