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Boundaries in Parenting | The Importance of “No” | Fox 35 Jada Jackson Orlando Family Counselor

By |September 13th, 2012|

“No” is Not Always a Bad Thing

Children grow up needing love and understanding as well as rules and boundaries. Being told ‘no’ at the right moments can be just as important to a child as being told “I love you” every day. Kids need to feel safe and secure in their environments which only happens

  • When to cut off your college student financially - Parent tips coaching and counseling Orlando Florida

Orlando College Counselor | When should you cut off your children? | New Study: College Grads On Their Own

By |September 4th, 2012|

When should you cut off your children?

With rising gas prices and unemployment at an all time high, many parents are making the decision to financially “cut off” their children.

A recent study by MetLife surveyed three generations to determine the appropriate time to allow adult children to fly on their own. The new study identifies the

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The Dad Effect on Teen Self Esteem | Penn State Study | Orlando Family Counselor Jim West

By |August 30th, 2012|

“I don’t understand why my daughter is so depressed?

“Why is my son hanging out with negative influences?”

“Why does my daughter date idiots?”

“Why does my son have such low self esteem?”

If you hear yourself or other parents asking these questions it might be the “dad effect!”

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  • Sage Stallone and Family Grief

Orlando Grief Counseling Tips & 5 Stages of Grief | Sage & Sylvester Stallone’s Loss

By |July 25th, 2012|

The death of Sylvester Stallone’s son Sage has devastated family, friends and fans. A young man with a promising life ahead, Sage passed Friday July 13th at the age of 36. The cause of death is unknown, making it harder for those grieving for him to cope with the situation. Disbelief, astonishment, and anger are

  • Facebook Affairs Breakups Relationship Tips to safeguard your marriage

FACEBOOK and Divorce | Social Networking Woes | Orlando Relationship Counselor | Tips to Safeguard your Marriage

By |June 4th, 2012|

FACEBOOK and Divorce | Social Networking Woes | Tips to Safeguard your Marriage | New York Daily News

A third of America’s divorces implicates Facebook as the culprit of destruction. According to an article posted by New York Daily News, “U.S. divorce attorneys agree that Facebook is increasingly becoming a factor in marriage crack-ups. K. Jason

  • Ways to protect yourself from Naked photos on websites and cyberbullying

Women Humiliated by Naked Photos | IsAnyoneUp.com | Orlando Girl Self Esteem Counselor | Tips to Protect your Online Identity | Hunter Moore

By |May 29th, 2012|

Women Humiliated by Naked Photos | IsAnyoneup.com website | Tips to Protect your Online Identity

According to an Anderson Cooper article, “Melissa and Daveeda discovered naked photos of themselves posted online. These photos were sent anonymously to a website, which posted them, along with pictures of each girl’s Facebook page, with their real names.” The creator