Suicide: How to talk to your child about it

Suicide: How to talk to your children about it

Mental Health | Parenting

When our children experience the loss of a friend or peer by suicide, as parents, we can feel overwhelmed. What do we say? How do we react? How can we help? Certainly, how can I protect my child? How do we deal with grief together as a family and as a community?   Deal with […]

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Suicide Myths

Suicide Myths

Mental Health | Parenting

    If you, or someone you know is struggling and contemplating suicide, there is help 1-800-273-TALK (8255) www.suicidepreventionlifelink.org Pace Counseling Group is a private, professional counseling firm located in San Antonio, Texas. We are focused on continuously improving the quality of life for our clients and their families, at their pace. We remove all barriers […]

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Tips on Talking to your teenager

Tips on Talking to your Teenager

Family | Parenting

Talking to your teenager can feel like playing conductor to the New York Philharmonic Symphony, with ZERO musical talent or skill. Being afraid to say the wrong thing, ask the wrong questions or unable to ignore the eye rolls or one syllable responses. You wonder what happened to your sweet talkative little boy, or your […]

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Sleeping- healthy habits for your teen

Family | Parenting

  Pace Counseling Group is a professional counseling firm located in San Antonio, Texas. We are focused on continuously improving the quality of life for our clients and their families. We are currently accepting new clients with no wait list.  Insurances accepted. Make your first appointment online by clicking here.  To learn more, visit us at Pace […]

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10 things your teen should know how to do

10 things your teen should know how to do

Family | Parenting

More and more, teens are graduating from high school and moving into their next phase of life ill prepared to handle some very basic tasks. It appears that as parents have put the emphasis on other areas of growth or development (academics and extracurricular activities) some key fundamental skills have been overlooked.   Your teen […]

Family Game Night

Family Game Night- Ideas for Fun for all ages

Family | Parenting

Family Game Night: Ideas for fun for all ages Summertime has started for most, and many children are either relishing the long awaited downtime or enjoying the variety of summer camp or other fun activities. Hopefully the slower pace presents some opportunity for quality time with your family members. A great way to encourage this […]

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Summertime countdown

Summertime: 3 Parenting Survival Tactics

Family | Parenting

The countdown to summertime can feel like the longest marathon. Leaving most of us haggard, out of breath and ever increasing doubts we’ll make it through. It feels the same for our kids at times. You’ve likely heard complaints recently, as they eye the prize – SummerTime.   “Why do I have to keep going?” […]

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Spring Cleaning for Kids

Spring Cleaning For Kids

Family | 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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When college isn't in the cards

“Where are you going to college?”

Family | Parenting

“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

Family | Parenting

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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