Are You Ready To Try Premarital Counseling Before You Tie the Knot?

Couples Therapy: An Important Step Toward A Successful Marriage We’ve all heard the term premarital counseling, but what does it really mean in common terms? Is it the same as therapy? Here’s a clear cut definition for you. “Premarital counseling is a specialized type of therapy that helps couples prepare for marriage. By participating in premarital counseling prior to their wedding, couples can begin to…

How’s Your Relationship On A Scale of 1 to 10?

How Therapy Can Help Make It A 10. If we had to rank our relationships on a scale of one to 10, where would your relationship score? Maybe someplace in the middle, or at a blazing, satisfying 10? We know for sure that raising kids doesn’t come with a manual or PDF file, well relationships don’t either. Perhaps it’s time to give couples counseling…

New House? How to Help Your Dog Adjust to the Big Move

You are excited about the big move to a new home, but your dog will find the move more of an adjustment than you may expect. Dogs are used to their environment and a major change to a whole new living space can be stressful to them. While most dogs will acclimate to their new environment within a week or so, that transition can be rough as the uncertainty leads…

Cost-Conscious Cleaning for Dog Owners Using Everyday Household Products

  Anyone who says a dog isn’t a member of the family either doesn’t own a pet or has never experienced the amazing bond humans can have with dogs. These animals aren’t just pets, they’re fur-bearing children that are a constant source of love and support on our worst days. A wagging tail and happy face is a powerful therapy no…

Are You Two Solid As A Couple?

There are so many types of couples out there. What works for one couple does not necessarily work for another. Becoming a successful couple takes a lot of work, honesty, good communication skills and the willingness to move forward together when times get tough. What do we actually look for in a healthy relationship? Trust and communication are a good place to start. Without trust, a relationship cannot thrive or…

When You Think You May Need Marriage Counseling

Marriage is like a puzzle. Over the years a piece or two of the puzzle may drift out of its original position and need to be coaxed back into place. Life in general combined with kids, can cause communication problems between spouses. When you come to the realization that something is not quite right, whether as a couple or one spouse at a time, there is help readily available online…