Spring Cleaning for Kids

Spring Cleaning For Kids

Children | Parenting

Just as Spring Cleaning can feel cleansing and empowering for many adults, it can have the same effect for kids. It is important for our children to take inventory of their lives just as we do. Doing so provides them the opportunity to be in control of some aspects of their environment. They are able […]

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Is your child suffering from bullying, anxiety, or social pressures?

Is your child suffering from bullying, anxiety, or social pressures?

Is your child suffering from bullying, anxiety, or social pressures? We are here to help, and specialize with working with children, adolescents and their families. With registered play therapists on staff, and insurance accepted, it’s never been easier to make an appointment. Get the help you need now. Call to learn more, 210-481-3727 or go […]

Counseling San Antonio

“Where are you going to college?”

Children | College | Excitement | Family | Parents | Q&A | Stress | Teenage Issues | Young Adult

“Where are you going to college?” One of the many pesky questions young adults face this time of their life, according to our young adult “think tank”. Our group, like many other young adults, feel frustrated with this question. Often times their response is followed by stories or unsolicited advise on their school choice, and why it […]

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The importance of developing your child’s self confidence

The importance of your child’s self esteem

Children | Family | Parents | Self Improvement | Teenage Issues

Allowing children to develop their sense of worth, self esteem and self confidence is critical. These are all skills they are going to need as they mature. By their middle school year’s, children are expected to manage multiple courses, assignments and expectations. As well as deal with their changing bodies, a myriad of social complexities […]

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Family Dinnertime

Bring Back Family Dinnertime

For many, any given weekday evening is spent shuttling children to and from extra curricular activities. Family dinnertime often happens in the car or on the go, leaving very little face time. Certainly activities and extra learning experiences can be fun for our children. In fact, the physical exercise may be important since many children […]

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5 Ways Dads can still connect with their Daughters

5 Ways Dads can connect with their Daughters

Dads, hear me when I say this, your daughter still needs and wants a relationship with you. I know it may be hard to see, especially as your daughter hits adolescence. It may seem as she gains more independence; she wants to be around her friends more than home with dad or mom. You may […]

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Social Media Management for Parents

Social Media Rules of Engagement: Parent’s Edition

Children | Emotions | Excitement | Family | Fear | Parents | Relationships | Social Media | Teenage Issues

Social media is here to stay and parents need to get on board. Apps such as such as Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram, ooVoo, WeChat, Vine and KakaoTalk are more popular then ever among young users ages 11 to 17. Children and Teenagers utilize social media to stay connected, communicate with friends, complete school assignments and […]

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Teenage Anxiety- Symptoms and Solutions

Anxiety | Children | Counseling | Parents | Suicide Prevention | Teenage Issues | Worry | Young Adult

Whether they deserve it or not, teenagers have a reputation for being moody, belligerent and oftentimes downright difficult. These same behaviors can also be signs your teenager may be struggling with anxiety. According to the National institute on Mental Health (NIMH) the average age of onset for anxiety is 11 years old, or around 5th […]

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Parenting Young Men Is Not For Wimps

Children | Family | Parents | Relationships | Relationships | Teenage Issues | Young Adult

At any given time, on any given day, the topic of parenting teenage boys dominates my private practice. Parent’s emotions range from victory to defeat. The fact remains, parenting teenage boys is not an easy task, nor for the faint of heart. Here are some basic strategies you can adopt to help survive “The Teenage […]

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Parenting Summer time

7 Parenting Tips for the Dog Days of Summer

Children | Happiness | Parents | Self Improvement | Summer | Teenage Issues | Worry

Summers with our children can be and feel LONG. We get many parents who are looking for something for their children to do when they aren’t at camps or on a family vacation. Following these tips will provide your child with meaningful experiences through the summer. Our tips will also prepare them for the coming […]

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