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Friendship, Parenting, and Personal Development: Exploring the Myth of Psychological Ascent

Inspirational Quote We cannot always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future. Franklin D. Roosevelt A Depth Psychology Perspective Being a father of two wonderful boys, I am often reminded of this most simple, yet complex question. What is my job as a Father? Harmon Killebrew , …

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Understanding Childhood Depression: A Depth Psychological Perspective (Part 2)

Johnny: A Hypothetical Case of Depressive Symptoms This week, we continue our exploration of our hypothetical teenage boy, Johnny. While in our previous segment, Johnny was somewhat recluse to himself and falling short in his academic affairs, this week, we examine another presentation of depression. Over the past few weeks, Johnny has been showing more …

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Practical Parenting: I’m Bored

I think it’s necessary to let kids get bored once in a while – that’s how they learn to be creative. Kim Raver My son recently came to me the other day, telling me, “Pappa, I’m bored.” My heart sank. As a psychotherapist, I know that boredom is the primary way children communicate their feelings …

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To See Through the Eyes of a Child… What Dreams May Come?

Inspirational Quotes Children see magic Because they look for it… Christopher Moore History will judge us by the difference we make in the everyday lives of children. Nelson Mandela Parenting through Magical Means We are all teachers. We bare this title because if we have made it this far, we have done something that only …

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A Seed of Hope… What will Tomorrow Bring?

Inspirational Quotes Children are the living messages we send to a time we will not see. John F. Kennedy Children are the hands by which we take hold of heaven. Henry Ward Beecher A Father’s Guide to Practical Parenting In this week’s inspiration, I turn my focus to the next generation. For it is in …

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The Spirit of Raising Good Children

Inspirational Quotes Let parents bequeath to their children not riches, but the spirit of reverence. Plato Children are educated by what the grown-up is and not by his talk. Carl Jung A Father’s Guide to Wisdom Hello Friends. I hope all is well on your journey to navigate that enjoyable time we call parenting during …

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A Mother’s Love

Inspiration My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it. Mark Twain Practical Parenting To all mother’s out there, THANK YOU. You have the most important job on Earth. You are raising the next generation. I know, fathers too help out in this direction. We will have our day soon! …

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Practical Parenting: Why Do We Hold Onto Past Hurt?

Why Do We Hold Onto Past Hurt In this VLOG on Practical Parenting, Dr. Tom explores the reason why we hold onto past hurts. No, this is not a down trodden exploration of the problems that arise on the analyst’s couch. Instead, Dr. Tom frames past hurt as a cornerstone from which our practical parenting …

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Inspiration: Education – A Journey of Hope & Faith

Inspiration Education is the key to unlocking the world, a passport to freedom. — Oprah Winfrey Intelligence plus character—that is the true goal of education — Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Practical Parenting – The Home-Schooling Perspective Homeschooling? Wow… It’s been twenty plus years and I swear, it was easier to be a kindergarten teacher …

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Practical Parenting… Iced Coffee and Good Conversation!

Inspiration If you want your children to listen, try talking softly to someone else. – Ann Landers Recipe for iced coffee: Have kidsMake coffeeForget you made coffeeDrink it cold (Anonymous) Practical Parenting… An Unforgettable Journey Have some fun with you kids. They express their stress not in words but in behaviors. Take them out, get …

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Practical Parenting: Will We Survive the Storm

Practical Parenting During COVID 19 Hope you enjoy. Began this project earlier this week. I am utilizing YouTube as a live broadcasting forum to answer your question regarding psychology, parenting, and other issues during this unprecedented time. In this segment, I explore in a live Q and A Session the nuances of raising children during …

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Inspiration: Parenthood… Building a Strong Future Together

Daily Inspiration It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men. Frederick Douglass We cannot always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future… Franklin D. Roosevelt The Philosopher’s Corner There is a philosophy present in the art of parenting children. We dream life forward, …

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