marriage connections

It’s the little things…connecting in marriage is so important. I can remember getting my first car, and my Dad explaining to me the importance of taking care of it.  “If you want to avoid big problems”, he said, “take care of the little problems as soon as they come up.”  See, the key to taking…

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telehealth child

I just finished reading an interesting article in the Wall Street Journal about online child therapy.  I thought I would summarize a few of the points. Online Child Therapy The main idea of the article is how therapy with children over video is seeing many benefits. Since many children have grown up using computers building…

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resilient children

I just read more about being resilient children. I would like to add some important points to previous blogs I have written about it in relation to children and trauma (if you would like to read the entire article I read please click on the LINK). What would it look like if we could somehow…

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equine assisted therapy

Equine Assisted Therapy We have written previously about our Equine Assisted Therapy Program with therapist DeAnna Wahlheim. If you are unfamiliar with this therapy please click on this link which will describe it. I just finished reading an article summarizing 24 studies regarding equine assisted therapy. I thought I would share a few thoughts concerning…

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child trauma

I thought this week I would give a short summary of a great website for helping parents and caregivers care for traumatized children.  The site is found at www.stresshealth.org. The site starts with a positive message: research shows parents can be the most powerful force in preventing or even reversing the impact of toxic stress…

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