Family Advice and Counseling

Family Advice & Counseling

Expert Tips to Improve Family Life

Having a family is of utmost importance to human beings. Our families provide a setting for growth, love and everything that we know. In our families we love, serve, teach, and learn from each other. It is with them that we share our joys, our sorrows, anxieties and fears. Undoubtedly, our families are our source of strength and bring us some of our greatest happiness. If you’re a newly married couple, or have already enjoyed a couple of blissful married years, having a baby must certainly be on your mind. Get expert tips, advice and guidance on how to make your own family, handle the many challenges that come along with it and enrich your marriage further.

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Types of Family Planning Methods and Their Effectiveness

Family planning is a topic that will surely need to come up sooner or later when you are in a …
Rosemary K

By Rosemary K

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The Ultimate Guide to Family Planning: Key Questions Answered

“So when are you planning to start a family? What are the right family planning questions?” These may be some …
Rosemary K

By Rosemary K

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When Problems Are Part of the Family Dynamic

7 Tips for Nurturing Family Relationships in Foster Care

The choice to become foster parents is an amazing commitment for a marriage and a family. In addition to being …
Julie Blackburn, Counselor Orland Park, IL

By Julie Blackburn

Counselor, LCPC, NCC, ATR| 6  min read

Suggestions For Successfully Blending Families

“Blend, blend, blend”. This is what the gal said to me who was doing my makeover. She had dotted foundation …
Lesley Goth,  Broomfield, CO

By Lesley Goth

PsyD EMDR therapy certified| 7  min read

Boundaries in Blended Families

Consistent blended family rules within families and during transitions set a precedence of what is normal, and expected.  This is …
Janelle Johnson, Licensed Professional Counselor Aurora, CO

By Janelle Johnson

Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC| 6  min read

Tips for a happier family

A Household of Happiness and Love: Tips for a Happier Family

A family can never be too happy. Happiness in abundance increases quality of life. Like everything else, happiness begins at …
Rachael Pace

By Rachael Pace

Expert Blogger| 4  min read

Here are 6 ways for couples and famili

6 Ways to Coping With In-Laws When You Feel Like an Outlaw

“Could you please step out of the picture? We just want a photo of our family.” This is how my …
Barbara Steele Martin, Licensed Mental Health Counselor Boston, MA

By Barbara Steele Martin

Licensed Mental Health Counselor, LMHC| 4  min read

Marriage means shaping a new generation

Creating a Safe Practice Space for Kids With Your Spouse

It surprises me and my spouse sometimes to see the impact we have on our kids as parents. There are …
Steffan Surdek

By Steffan Surdek

Life coach, Author, Professional Speaker| 3  min read

Understanding The Importance of Family Planning In Your Marriage

While searching the Internet, one particular image about the importance of family planning rightfully struck the chord.  The image was …
Rachael Pace

By Rachael Pace

Expert Blogger| 5  min read

Need Advice on Family Problems? Your Go to Advice Here

It is normal to experience problems and issues in personal relationships. All families go through conflicts and difficult times. These …
Sylvia Smith

By Sylvia Smith

Expert Blogger| 5  min read

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How to Know If You Are Ready to Start a Family

How to Know If You Are Ready to Start a Family?

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The Modern Egalitarian Marriage and Family

The Modern Egalitarian Marriage and Family Dynamics

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Forming Healthy Family Dynamics Immediately After a Divorce

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What is a Mixed Family and How to Establish a Healthy Family Structure

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