Start the New Year with Activate Simi Valley
Join us on Thursday, Jan. 10 at the Simi Valley Family YMCA, as they kick off this year’s Activate program with a health fair. We’ll be there, along with other health and medical providers. Activate is a great program that will help you jump start healthy eating and living in 2013. Learn more from our blog post or go to activatesimivalley.org .
New Year, New Outlook, Even When Things Are Tough
For many people, 2012 was a tough year. Here Deborah Tucker shares some
thoughts about beginning the New Year with gratitude, acceptance, and a peaceful
approach to accomplishing new goals.
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"I'll take away everything until he gets an A!"
Shiro Torquato, licensed clinical psychologist, has some great pointers on why
taking away your child's "stuff" when they get bad grades might not be an
effective strategy. Read the article to see if your child's situation
might benefit from some different reactions on your part.
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Play Therapy: A Great Way to Help Kids
Have you ever wondered what Play Therapy is all about? Maureen Kaye, licensed
marriage and family therapist, specializes in utilizing play therapy and sand
tray work to help children work through emotional issues. You can learn more
about it at
her page at the Families Counseling website.
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