Parent-Teen Conflict

Attachment is a part of everyone’s life! It is our bond with those we turn to when in distress or need of comfort and closeness. Even though our teens look to their friends for some of their attachment needs, they still look to us as parents to be their “safe haven”- to be their source of safety, comfort and closeness. Attachment with our teens looks different now that they are exploring their independence…

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Managing Meltdowns

No need to explain what a meltdown is! As parents, we have all experienced those moments when our child becomes overwhelmed by emotions and seems to lose complete control of their behaviour. We have also, likely, experienced feeling overwhelmed and powerless in these moments ourselves. Children have meltdowns for any number of reasons…

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