NOTICE Regarding COVID-19: During the current crisis, it may be possible for you to attend counselling sessions via phone or secure teleconferencing, rather than having to come into the office in person. Each provider at CMC is handling this in the way that best serves their individual clients, so please ask your provider for details. Thank you.
Grief doesn’t follow any particular calendar or timeline, but for many people the end of the year tends to be difficult. And by “the end of the year”, I really mean right around October to somewhere around January/February – so much… Read more »
1) Don’t Panic:
With so many possible sources of information, it can be hard to stave off panic and unfounded pessimism. To fend off panic, you must prioritize reason and realism. One way to do this is to get information from credible… Read more »
When the governor announced in April that all schools would remain closed for an extension of the already-extended spring break, kids and families were home for a whole month with no clear timeline of going (or not going) back to… Read more »
Since many of us are spending a little more time with our partners, children, or other family members because of COVID-19 precautions, our emotions may be bumping into one another more than usual. Tensions can run high in close quarters,… Read more »
First: You are not making a wrong decision.
Parenting is already full of conflicting philosophies that leave us second-guessing our decisions. The pandemic has added a whole new layer to stress out about. Should I let me kids go… Read more »
Back in March, I wrote an article sharing some ideas for how to help children cope with the COVID-19 pandemic. At that point, we were in the acute phase of this collective trauma, and many (including myself) believed and hoped it would… Read more »
80 percent according to Business Insider, actually. To make matters worse, only 8 percent of people even achieve their resolutions in the end.
You can find link after link talking about how those people manage to successfully stick… Read more »
Christmas had passed, and with it the usual onslaught of ads urging us to buy with abandon. One December commercial showed how blissful holiday travel could be with children tucked happily away with a video in the back of the new family… Read more »
Have you ever played with one of these?
If you’ve ever spent any time in a baby’s room, you may have seen one of these on their crib.
Mobiles really hold a newborn’s attention as they turn and dance. The slightest touch will throw the… Read more »
Sometimes, we can sense there is a problem in our relationship, but we aren’t sure what it is.
We feel disconnected, but it’s hard to pinpoint how it got to this point and why we feel that way.
Take this quiz to help you figure… Read more »