It’s the most wonderful time of the year, right? Not necessarily. The winter months can be a time of Christmas cheer, loving family gatherings, and delicious food, but they can unfortunately also be a very lonely, painful time for some people. Grief, trauma, and tragedy are all parts of the human experience that can be […]
Halloween is upon us! Time for pumpkins, apple cider, and of course, the little ones going from door to door asking for candy. Culturally, we have an expectation that trick-or-treaters coming to our house will be grateful, obedient, and look and act a certain way. But what happens when kids at your doorstep don’t quite […]
Learn from Clair Mellenthin, LCSW how to help guide your children through the holidays and navigate the commercialism and marketing of Christmas.
(KUTV) It’s that time of year when things can get really crazy, so Clair Mellenthin is here to remind us how to keep the holidays real. Keeping the Holidays Real 1. R = Remember what this holiday season is truly about 2. E = Establish meaningful traditions 3. A = Altruistic activities (service) 4. L […]