Wednesday April 23, 2014




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    Locking Hearts Together
    By Josh Lockhart, MC, CCC, PHEc
    Josh is a husband, father and counsellor. He focuses on helping people lock their hearts together, whether this is parent-child, spousal, sibling or community relationships. A very important skill to have while being married and raising his own kids.

Should technology be used as a babysitter?

Last time I indicated that electronics, particularly video games, smartphones, and TV watching, can ...

Parents fear around technology

I have been noticing that there is a lot of fear around raising children and teenagers in the...

Keeping parenting simple

As a parent, and as a person who helps other parents, I sometimes get sucked into the latest...

Changing red thoughts to green with yellow

I recently broke down a client’s metaphorical concern, and probably one that we all have. That is...

Give the gift of time

The holiday season is truly upon us. Some people have completed their Christmas shopping, while the ...

Shifting to look at ‘what is right’ instead of ‘what is wrong’

Sometimes when we think of counselling or therapy, we think of Sigmund Freud, one of the founders...

Creating a bond as a stepparent

Being a stepparent is hard. Children are conditioned from a young age that step-parents are cruel...


Bullying, providing support for your child

Bullying isn’t something new, it has always been around. Instead of nasty texts when I was in...

What does your reaction to the VMA’s say about you?

Now that it has been sometime since Miley Cyrus and Robin Thicke took to the stage at the Video...

Is there such thing as a ‘normal’ family?

I have been frequently told that the population I work with is only a portion of the actual world,...

When does anxiety become problematic in a child’s life

Anxiety has been the number one issue for clients I have been seeing. What has been interesting,...

The many ways to say, ‘I love you’ to a child

In the moments of frustration, exhaustion, and sheer busy-ness of life, it may be difficult to find ...

Ways to start living in the moment

Have you noticed many movies, games and TV shows have a Zombie theme to them? From the TV show The...

Establishing an effective bedtime routine for your children

I am noticing a trend with some of the parents that I am seeing in my office. Many of them report...



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