Recovering The SelfA Journal of Hope and Healing

Parenting

Managing Differences in Parenting Styles: Insights from a Counselor

by Asma Rehman As a counselor, I often see couples struggling with differences in parenting styles. These differences can cause conflict and tension in the …

Eight-Year-Old Reading Adult Books

by Jackie Kendall During the holidays while on FaceTime with Abigail (Ben’s firstborn) she mentioned wanting to show me something. She walks down into their …

Why Is A Teen So Easily Seduced?

by Jackie Kendall Teens being seduced by Cyber predators is just a modern version of predators who have existed for centuries. These predators whether past or …

Searching for the Right Words

by Jo Elizabeth Pinto My seventh grader has a good friend who lives on the next block. The friend forgot a book at our house last week. We went out of town for …

Corporal Punishment

by Abbie Johnson Taylor In the fall of 1968, after my brother Andy was born, I started second grade at the Arizona State School for the Deaf and Blind in …

How to Celebrate Your Kid’s Birthday During Difficult Times

by Alycia Coloma It can be hard to put on a happy face and make birthdays feel special when your family is going through a difficult time. Whether it be that …

How to Protect Children’s Mental Health During a Divorce

by Beau Peters There is a divorce in the U.S. every 13 seconds. That equates to over 2 million divorces each year. Many couples who get divorced have children …

Craig Harvey reads Float: A Guide to Letting Go

Craig Harvey reads Float: A Guide to Letting go by Aimee Ruland Float: A Guide to Letting Go seeks to encourage children to process their emotions gently and …

Craig Harvey reads Please Explain Anxiety to Me

Craig Harvey reads Please Explain “Anxiety” to Me by Dr. Laurie Zelinger What’s happening to me? This book translates anxiety from the jargon …

Sam Feels Better Now! Read by author Jill Osborne

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XQxYm24Ugc4 Sam saw something awful and scary! Ms. Carol, a special therapist, will show Sam how to feel better. Children can …

Depression in Kids: What Parents Can Do to Help

by Andrew Carroll Depression is not the equivalent of sadness. It is a serious medical condition that harms your child’s ability to connect with friends, …

Pokemon in the Park

by J. E. Pinto I admit, when my kid first asked me to take her to the city park near our house so she could catch Pokemon on my cell phone, I wasn’t …

Dr. Laurie Zelinger Explains Tonsils and Adenoids to children

Nearly 500,000 adenotonsillectomies will be performed on children this year. Will you be ready? The new 3rd Edition of this bestselling book helps parents …

Anxiety and Depression: X Ways to Help Your Child Sleep Better

by Sarah Cummings We all know instinctively that good sleep is good for our health. Few of us however grasp exactly how important it truly is – especially …

How to Keep You Child Mentally Healthy and Give Them Hope

by John Michelson It seems like every time you turn on the evening news there is a mass shooting or an overdose death right down the street. While these …

Win a copy of Ferdinand Finds Christmas

Win a copy of the new book Ferdinand Finds Christmas:  just click on this link to enter or click on the cover photo at right “Dear Santa, I think I …

LHP donates 100 copies of new Christmas book to Ft. Myers area children

November 27, 2014 | Ft. Myers, FL Visit www.jaytucker.net for contact details, review copies, photos, and an author bio. A small, yellow frog named Ferdinand …

Until You Learn It

by Elaine Mahon To the world you might be one person, but to one person you might be the world. Once upon a time, in a galaxy far, far away, there was this …

Dental Tips for Tobacco Addicted Teens

Dental Tips for Tobacco Addicted Teens by John Gary We all know that smoking is bad for your health but many people continue to use tobacco products, even …

Maintaining a Healthy Relationship between a Parent and a Young Adult

Family dynamics change over time, especially as children grow into young adulthood. Minors make the transition by starting to take on adult responsibilities …

The Vegetarian Child

by Gerry Ellen  The age of advertising and commercialism has affected our youth for many years. We live in a fast food era that will never go away, unless …

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