Identifying an Eating Disorder in Your Teen

Identifying an Eating Disorder in Your Teen

February hosts National Eating Disorders Awareness week from the 21st through 27th.  While you may think you have an understanding of what an eating disorder “looks like,” try to realize that your TV knowledge is loaded with misconceptions.  Eating disorders are not a disorder one chooses to have; in fact they are compulsive disorders that can… Continue Reading

13 Tips to Strengthen a Father and Son Relationship

13 Tips to Strengthen a Father and Son Relationship

The relationship between a father and his son can be quite difficult to develop and maintain. Fathers and sons do not always relate to one another, especially if they have different interests. Sometimes the male tendency to not communicate about feelings kicks in and prevents a relationship from developing further. However, there are key things… Continue Reading

He Said/She Said: My Husband is Distant, What Do I Do?

He Said/She Said: My Husband is Distant, What Do I Do?

Dear Aaron & Rachel, Where to start? My husband of 11 years is becoming distant. He didn’t used to be this way. We always had a pretty good relationship even when we first started having kids. We couldn’t go out because of our kids but we’d stay in together and have date night, he’d text… Continue Reading

How Much Sleep Does My Child Really Need?

How Much Sleep Does My Child Really Need?

As a child and adolescent counselor, one of the most common questions I’m asked is, “how much sleep does my child need?”  That’s a great question and one that isn’t easily answered via a quick Google search.  There isn’t a definitive answer, and most articles suggest you should put your children down when they hit… Continue Reading

Presence over Presents – Living this December Intentionally without Going Crazy

Presence over Presents – Living this December Intentionally without Going Crazy

  December can be an amazing and busy time of year. Filled with fun activities, this time of year can also come with party invitations, special events, and out of the ordinary obligations. Add to that the stress of shopping for the perfect gift, cleaning your house for your in-laws, and coming up with new… Continue Reading