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Best Of PCL: Helping Kids Cope With Anxiety

Dr. Chinwe Williams, a licensed professional counselor, shares ways to identify signs of anxiety and how to help your kids through their experience with it in today’s Best Of Parent… Read More
How to Parent Through Divorce
Episode 53

PCL 53: How To Parent Through Divorce

Toni Nieuwhof, a divorce attorney and wife to Pastor Carey Nieuwhof, talks about how parents can navigate divorce while preserving a healthy co-parenting relationship with their former spouse and keeping… Read More

Conversation Guides | Featured | Phase | Special Topics

Sex Conversations Through the Phases

Is there any conversation that ranks higher on the awkward-o-meter than the sex talk with your kids? What about when you have to ask grandma to please stop kissing your baby’s hands because of the germ factor? Nope, not as awkward. Well,… Read More

Featured | Special Topics

Grief After Losing a Child

“I find,' he says, his voice still muffled, 'that I am constantly wondering where he is. Where he has gone. It is like a wheel ceaselessly turning at the back of my mind. Whatever I am doing, wherever I am, I am… Read More

Featured | School Life | Special Topics

What To Do When Your Child Gets Suspended or Expelled

You just found out that your child has been suspended or expelled from school. Natural reactions might include: shock, confusion, embarrassment, or anger. When I worked as a school counselor, I remember speaking to parents soon after discovering their child had been… Read More

Faith | Featured | Other Resources | Special Topics

Motherhood Is a Relationship, Not a Calling

Saying motherhood is a calling is an American privilege. Not every mother gets that choice. I know many single moms who would love to stay home with their kids—to make raising kids their job—but they can’t.   The very fact that I’m writing… Read More

Create A Rhythm | Featured | Self Care | Special Topics | Widen The Circle

How to Find the Right Routine as a Solo Parent

Growing up, I always knew I wanted to be a dad. Most kids I ran around with wanted to be an astronaut or a football player, but not me. I had bigger dreams. I wanted to be a dad. I looked forward… Read More