Kiddos in the trenches of chores 30 Jul 2019

BY: Pare

Parenting

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Positive Reinforcement with “Reward Rocks”

School is coming! Avoid the Battles with “Reward Rocks”

By: Pare Underwood

How can you get your kids to listen to you without absolutely losing your mind?!  Are you a “we will go get ice-cream if you do x,y,z” parent or are you a “You just lost your TV privileges” parent?

Sure, screaming and legal negotiations can get your kids moving, but what if everyone still had  smile on their face when you were correcting behavior or handing out chores?  Reward Rocks might just be your answer. Read More “Positive Reinforcement with “Reward Rocks””

21 Nov 2018

BY: Pare Radillo

Family Counseling

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Turkey With a Side of Boundaries Please! How To Enjoy Thanksgiving with Family that stresses you out…

Be Thankful for the Right to set Boundaries!

At last, Thanksgiving day! The day of thankfulness and reflection of the joys you have in your life! I truly do love Thanksgiving and the entire vibe of giving, sharing, abundance, relaxation, and family. It has all the perfect ingredients for an ideal Holiday. Unfortunately, family issues and relationship conflict are often called to the table… Read More “Turkey With a Side of Boundaries Please! How To Enjoy Thanksgiving with Family that stresses you out…”

17 Sep 2018

BY: Anna Taylor

Couples Communication / Couples Counseling

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Is “Agreeing to Disagree” Causing a Communication Breakdown?”

Why don’t I feel good after we “agree to disagree?”

Many times when individuals come into couples counseling, I hear the dreaded well, “ we will just have to agree to disagree.” The only problem with this is that it is said with disappointment and contempt. Stop throwing in the “agree to disagree towel” Read More “Is “Agreeing to Disagree” Causing a Communication Breakdown?””

31 Aug 2018

BY: Pare

Couples Counseling

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Read This Before You Give Up On Your Marriage

Is your marriage worth saving? Many times couples or individuals come into counseling with this very question at hand. Looking straight at me, hoping I will provide them with a definite and concrete answer of yes or no. Often these same individuals have been contemplating each scenario over and over for years. Here is the answer to the question… Read More “Read This Before You Give Up On Your Marriage”

29 Aug 2018

BY: Pare

Family Counseling

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Co-Parenting Tips…your kids want you to read this!

First of all, a huge credit is due here to Bradley Craig owner of “Between Two Homes” for introducing me years ago to the co-parenting resources and movement here in North Texas. Brad took me on to be a part of his well researched and accredited co-parenting interventions, skills, and classes “Children in the Middle, along with introducing me the top-notch professionals working with families in transition in the area.” So what would all children…
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03 Mar 2018

BY: Pare

Featured

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Have You Found the Right Counselor Yet?

Tired of looking through generic counseling and therapy websites full of headshots and comfy couches and still not finding the best fit for you and your needs? I get it. How in the world are you suppose to choose which person is going to give you the life-changing feedback and relief that you are desperately looking for?

The choices can be overwhelming, especially since you are typically searching for a therapist on your own.  Heck, I even bring a friend with me to go shoe shopping, so how am I supposed to trust my own judgment in selecting a “stranger” with my deepest fears, worries, weaknesses, and life story! So let me help you on how to get started on what might be the most powerful and beneficial relationship you might ever have…
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