Peers and Partners  | TNT Blog #4

Peers and Partners | TNT Blog #4

During times of transitions, such as a divorce, loss of a job, or major health issues, parent can unintentionally become disconnected from their teens. Even though this might be a trying time, parents are encouraged to monitor their peer relationships, promote time...
Priorities: What’s Really Important?

Priorities: What’s Really Important?

There are many times in life when stuff happens and there are changes that can really create an emotional storm if you allow it. Some of these whirlwind changes can include transitioning to a new job, retirement, a new baby is born, or a parent comes to live with you...
CoParenting: Scheduling and Activities

CoParenting: Scheduling and Activities

CoParenting Story: Johnny slumps into the car after a week at his home with Mom. You glance into the rear view mirror and *sigh* internally. She did it again. Will she ever learn? What is it this time? ‘John, what’s up?’ ‘Nothin.’ ‘Johnny, you got to tell me.’ He...
Screen Time: What We Know And What To Do About It

Screen Time: What We Know And What To Do About It

Sometimes as a professional, I get to attend a training that change my thoughts on parenting. I had one such shift last Friday, listening to Dr. Lisa Elliot speak at the WATCH Wellness Workshop. She was presenting on social media and video games and their effect on...
Good Physical Boundaries: ‘My Body, My Choice’

Good Physical Boundaries: ‘My Body, My Choice’

Teaching Good Physical Boundaries I stand across the desk from my supervisor. He looks up from reviewing my work and comments on how pretty my blouse looks. He then asks me to come over and help edit the story. As I lean over, his arm moves to touch my chest, his hand...