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by Health for Life Counseling Grand Rapids

Why is co-parenting so difficult? (and how therapy can help)

Apr 10, 2024
If you and your partner have decided to go separate ways, the task of raising a child together, while apart, might seem challenging. Yet, it's…

Self-Care Strategies for Parents of Special Needs Children

Jan 05, 2024
Parenting a child with special needs brings a unique blend of challenges and triumphs. It demands resilience, patience, and a deep sense of commitment, yet…

10 Parenting Tips on How to Raise Emotionally Healthy Children

Jul 28, 2023
Between trying to get everyone to school on time, packing lunches, and keeping up with housework, the basics of parenting can be challenging. Your child…

Counseling For Anger Management

Nov 26, 2022
Anger management symptoms can vary widely in terms of symptoms and severity, but with enough practice, you can adopt healthy ways of handling your emotions…

What To Do When Your Spouse/Partner Doesn’t Want To Help Parent the Children You Have Together?

Apr 18, 2022
It’s devastating when you feel like your partner isn’t interested in parenting the children you have together. When the person who is supposed to love…

How to Support your Kids’ Mental Health this Summer

Jun 26, 2020
Believe it or not, it’s summer! The season we (usually) look forward to all year. Three shimmering months (that normally are) jam-packed with cabin trips,…

Understanding Your Young Child

Mar 23, 2019
Understanding Your Young Child By Joshua Nave LLMSW “She’s so funny sometimes. I know she’s only 2, but sometimes, she reminds me of a little…

Childhood Trauma is a Public Health Crisis

Jan 18, 2019
According to recent sociological, psychological, and physical health studies, public health officials are beginning to identify the short-term and long-term effects of childhood trauma and…

What is Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder?

Oct 18, 2018
What is Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder? Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) involve persistent inattention or hyperactivity interfering with functioning for…

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