“Observing animals can provide healthy tips on how to live well”

Outside my morning window for enjoyment is a strategically placed bird feeder where a wide variety of birds such as chickadees, wrens, tufted titmouse, reds, blues and purple finches all dining on tiny sunflower seeds provided in abundance.  The only problem is squirrels love the tiny seeds as well.  In short order they fill their [...]

By | July 13th, 2017|Mississippi Counselor|Comments Off on “Observing animals can provide healthy tips on how to live well”

Is my teenager’s behavior a “big deal”?

For many parents of teenagers, you may often find yourself questioning their behavior and wondering if what they are doing is a "big deal" or not. The changes in their mood and attitude may seem to change with wind. It can be a scary and frustrating time in your relationship with your child. Michael Nichols, author [...]

By | July 5th, 2017|Mississippi Counselor|Comments Off on Is my teenager’s behavior a “big deal”?

Parents: Child Development and Play Therapy

One of the biggest mistakes parents and educators make is to treat children as if they are little mini-adults.  Children are children.  They have unique developmental needs and desire.  In reality it is disrespectful to not take their uniqueness into account when relating to them in any way.  That is why a Playroom and [...]

By | June 22nd, 2017|Counseling, Mississippi Counselor|Comments Off on Parents: Child Development and Play Therapy