Raising Healthy, Happy Kids

Eight Signs Your Teen is Depressed

By Lianne Avila / June 17, 2013 /

This post is dedicated to teens. If you have a teenager, then you know they affect your relationship. Which is why I am writing this post. Teenage depression isn’t just bad moods and an occasional angry outburst. It’s a serious problem that impacts every aspect of a teen’s life. Teen depression can lead to drug…

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Three Benefits to Saying “No” to your Child

By Lianne Avila / April 29, 2013 /

I hear this all the time in my practice. ‘I don’t want my child to only hear no.’ And, I tell them their child doesn’t always have to hear no. But, they do need your guidance and assurance. I also hear, ‘I was always told no as a child and resented my parents for this.’…

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