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3 Life Lessons Girls Can Learn From Mo’ne Davis | Lake Mary Teen Counselor

The school year has begun and soon so will Fall sports for many our children. Soccer, baseball, t-ball are all slated to begin. And unless you’ve been under a rock then you may not have heard of Mo’ne Davis, the 13-year-old pitching phenom, from Philadelphia’s Taney Dragons. She is the first girl to throw a

Lake Mary Florida Child Therapist and Teen Counselor on 5 Back to School Tips for Being Cool | Lyris Steuber, MS, LMFT

Summer is done and back to school is almost here. For parents it might feel like a sigh of relief and for kids a sigh of resignation. Whether your child is a new or a returning student this year all kids want to be cool. Being cool doesn’t necessarily mean being popular. It’s about being

5 Self-Esteem Tips Girls Learn from Disney’s Movie Frozen | Lake Mary Child Counselor Lyris Steuber

Disney’s Frozen is all the rage ever since it came out and there are many redeeming qualities in reference to girls self esteem tips! Even my 3 year old girl is obsessed with it. She can sing all the songs and loves pretending with the dolls. The reason why it resonates with so many girls

By |July 30th, 2014|Blog, Children, Family, Lyris Steuber, Parenting, Updates|1 Comment

3 Lies Teen Girls Believe | Orlando Teen Counselor Dana West, LCSW

Ever stopped and wondered what happened to my sweet little baby girl while glancing at you’re teenage daughter struggling with self-esteem, relationships, and mood swings? It seems that it is a rite of passage in our society for teenage girls to battle with all these issues before discovering their value, worth, and place in adult

Luis Suarez Bites & Breaks Bro Code | 5 Tips on How to Manage Anger with Competition | Orlando Family Counselor

As we watch the World Cup series, we can witness all the intense emotions these athletes are faced with. As usual, when there is a bad call or a dirty play, anger is easily triggered. Consequently, we witness poor anger management out on the field. Luis Suarez, soccer player from Uruguay, was alleged to bite

By |June 26th, 2014|Adults, Anger, Blog, Children, Mayeling Angelastro, Teens, Updates|0 Comments

4 Sports Psychology Tips to Empower your Child or Teen through Athletics | Orlando Lake Mary Certified Sports Counselor

Just participating in sports does not automatically foster positive growth in children. Many factors play a crucial role in your child’s success with athletics. The top four factors that I have found to help encourage positive sports participation are:

Fun and Constructive Atmosphere
Appropriate Parental Involvement
Having an Encouraging Mentor
A Focus on Transferable Life Skills

A positive sports environment

By |March 3rd, 2014|Adults, Blog, Children, Parenting, Sports Psychology, Teens|0 Comments