Posts on ‘transition’

Managing No-School Mondays

Monday, July 30th, 2018

The scramble is on. With Brighton School District 27-J moving to a 4-day student contact week, single parents and couples working outside the home must figure out who will care for their grade-school-age children on Mondays. Our children are unique and so are available options.  Paticia Dischler, former president of the National Association for Family […]


Easing the transition of a move

Wednesday, July 18th, 2018

Easing the transition of a Move   “Home is wherever you are… together.” -Alma Powell Moving can be quite stressful as it triggers the bittersweet memories within us of letting go and moving on. The mixed emotions in saying goodbye and starting fresh and new. Children may be hit hard as they adjust to changing […]


Easing the ‘Back to School’ Transition

Monday, August 22nd, 2016

By Rachel Morici, LPC As your child transitions back to school, you might experience worries, fears and challenges. As a parent, you have watched your child grow from a dependent innocent toddler to a unique independent and self-sufficient human being. It can be hard to hand that control over to the school and people we […]


Parenting Positively Through Transition

Tuesday, August 24th, 2010

Keeping your parenting positive may be hard enough. But in months like August, with school starting and stress levels high as families transition back to routine schedules, positive parenting may seem near impossible. At Pennock Center for Counseling, we work with parents on parenting tools and techniques to create a more positive atmosphere at home. With the school year fast approaching, here are four important aspects of positive parenting that can make the transition back to school a positive one for you as well as your child.