BY TAG: parenting (18 articles)

Below you will find all the articles tagged with "parenting".


When You See Your Teen Looking at Porn

Posted by: Melvin Tillman, Melvin Tillman, MA

            You come home to what seems to be another ordinary day.  However, as you stop to say hello, you unexpectedly see your teen in the middle of looking at…


How Successful Couples Survive Raising Children

Posted by: Tonya McDaniel, ABD, MEd in Human Sexuality, MSW, LSW

A significant adjustment period for many couples is when they begin having or adopting children, known as the transition-to-parenthood. Children can compromise the dyad relationship by putting more strain on…


Smartphone Boundaries for Parents

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

Smartphone Boundaries for Parenting

Are you practicing SMART smartphone parenting strategies? Try the exercises below to begin establishing healthy smartphone boundaries for your family. It is helpful to observe your current…


Not Being The First

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

            You found the perfect partner. You connect on so many different levels.  You really feel like they get you, and your family and friends all…


Parenting A Distant Teenager

Posted by: Angie Dion, MFT, LMFT, Therapist

Have you found that your teen has been shutting you out lately? When you ask curious questions about their life, do you get a dramatic sigh and an eye roll…


Single Person’s Guide To Valentine’s Day

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

 A single person’s guide to Valentine’s Day: No longer just for lovers 

Valentine’s Day seems to elicit many reactions from many different people. A common reaction from single people when dealing…


Valentine’s Day for Couples with kids

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and many couples will begin the conversation about how will they celebrate this year, (or at least should). There are many things couples&rsquo…


Resiliency And Rewards

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

Resilience and Rewards

The battle of resilience versus rewards has had an impact on our survival throughout time.  In our early years as Homo Sapiens, failure meant the loss of life. …


What’s Your Child’s Learning Style?

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

Understanding your child’s learning style is an essential step in assessing which school setting is the best fit for your child.  As parents, you have the power to send your…


Parenting and ADHD/ADD during Homework and at Home Task Times

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

Parenting and ADHD/ADD during Homework and at Home Task Times

Parenting can be a challenge all on its own!  What is even more challenging is learning how to manage your…


Parenting—An Overview

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

When you think of your parenting role, what immediately comes to mind?  More than likely, your thoughts turn to surviving the day (and/or getting the jelly bean out of your…


Corporal Punishment in African American Families

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

Corporal Punishment: Hot Topic in African American Families - Parenting Support Services

“Spare the rod, spoil the child”.  If you are familiar with this saying, you are very familiar with the…


The Defiant Child & Challenging Behaviors

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

The Defiant Child & Challenging behaviors The Center for Growth / Family Therapy in Philadelphia

Anyone raising a child has undoubtedly encountered a multitude of extremely “challenging behaviors.”  These are often…


The Benefits of Play Therapy for Parents

Posted by: Alex Robboy, CAS, MSW, LCSW Individual, Couples & Family Therapy IMAGO Certified Marriage Counselor AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor Founder & Director of the Center for Growth Inc.

Play therapy is designed for children ages 3-11, as play is the way children make sense of their world and express themselves.  The benefits of play therapy for children include developing…


Parenting Strategies for Preschool Kids

Posted by: Alex Robboy, CAS, MSW, LCSW Individual, Couples & Family Therapy IMAGO Certified Marriage Counselor AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor Founder & Director of the Center for Growth Inc.

Parenting Strategies for Preschool Kids in Philadelphia and World Wide: Are you at your wits’ end?  Have you no idea how to get your little one to listen?  Do you…


Helping a Child Gain Positive Attention

Posted by: Alex Robboy, CAS, MSW, LCSW Individual, Couples & Family Therapy IMAGO Certified Marriage Counselor AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor Founder & Director of the Center for Growth Inc.

Center for Growth / Parenting Strategies in Philadelphia - helping a child gain positive attention while recovering from an addiction . . . 

Negative Attention  The eating disorder (or any other…


Strategies for New Moms

Posted by: Alex Robboy, CAS, MSW, LCSW Individual, Couples & Family Therapy IMAGO Certified Marriage Counselor AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor Founder & Director of the Center for Growth Inc.

Strategies for New Moms to Survive the First Few Weeks After Delivery: during the first few weeks after delivery you might feel overwhelmed, exhausted, scared, sad, tired, happy, thrilled, energized…


Parenting Your ADHD Child

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

Pareningt your ADHD Child / Therapy in Philadelphia: When your child receives a diagnosis of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) or it’s quieter cousin, Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) you, as a…