Sunday Family Dinner – Parents, Do You Have Expectations for Your Children?

As we are now nearing the end of September, most children have been back to school now for a month. As I have been working with children, youth, and adolescents at our practice at Loudoun Counseling and Coaching in Sterling, VA; a theme that has come out is children not knowing their parents' expectations for …

Sunday Family Dinner -What are you telling your children about race, diversity, and difference

So, I know you're probably thinking it's not Sunday and that's the day that I usually write the Sunday Family Dinner blog. But, the idea behind the blog is to encourage everyone to go back to having family dinners where everyone sat at the table with no electronic devices and talk. I have been having …

Sunday Family Dinner – What does Christmas and this Holiday Season mean to you?

With all of the crazy things happening in this country and world from the increase in racist, hateful behavior to people being homeless and not having enough to eat to the government shutdown leaving thousands of employees without the certainty of their next pay check; it seems weird to even be thinking about the meaning …