The Raphael Remedy

adolescents

I Was a Pathetic Teenager

I Was a Pathetic Teenager

I have many fond memories of my teen years.  But as much as I don’t enjoy getting older, I wouldn’t want to go back to those years for anything.  Or, let me rephrase that…I wouldn’t want to go back to who  I was in those years.  In plain English, I was pathetic…as were most of my friends.  

Pottery Parenting

Pottery Parenting

There is a joke about parenting that goes like this: “You spend the first two years teaching your children how to walk and talk, and the next sixteen telling them to sit down and be quiet.”

Fix My Broken Kid

Fix My Broken Kid

This is a common lament of frustrated parents who drag their child to see a therapist. The parents are seeking the help of a counselor typically because they are at their wit’s end.